Table 2. UVB-induced SCC in WT, XPA-mock-infected, and XPA-infected mice
Skin neoplastic transformation as a result of UVB exposure, no. of mice affected*
Time after UV treatment XPA mock XPA + AdyXPA WT
2 months 18/20 0/22 0/20
5 months 18/18 0/20 0/18
  • * Number of mice that presented persistent SCC (in situ or well differentiated) after 2 or 5 months of UV treatment per total mice UV-irradiated.