Enhancement of antitumor immunity by thymosin in hypocorticalism
Bilateral adrenalectomy and administration of thymosin (fraction 3) after adrenalectomy inhibit to different degrees the development of mammary gland tumors induced in rats by 7,12-dimethylbenzanthracene. The maximal effect was observed from the use of thymosin in conjunction with hypocorticalism; there was a substantial reduction in the frequency of developing neoplasms, the latent period of their development was lengthened, and their growth retarded.
Key Wordsinduced tumor thymosin adrenalectomy
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