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Thymic Factors in Experimental Diseases

  • E. Garaci
  • F. Bistoni
  • C. Favalli
  • P. Marconi
  • V. Del Gobbo
  • C. Rinaldi
  • B. M. Jaffe

Abstract

As a series of methods were available for determination of serum thymic hormone-like activity (Bach and Dardenne, 1973; Astaldi et al., 1976; Lewis et al., 1981), studies were carried out by several researchers in order to determine modifications of thymic activity in different clinical and experimental conditions. This area of investigation has been considered of primary interest in the recent years for the following reasons:
  1. a)

    understanding the pathogenesis of several diseases;

     
  2. b)

    possibility of substitute therapy with thymic hormones;

     
  3. c)

    contribution to a better knowledge of the pathophysiology of the thymus.

     

Keywords

Candida Albicans Mycosis Fungoides Thymic Epithelial Cell Experimental Disease Subacute sClerosing Panencephalitis 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Garaci
    • 1
  • F. Bistoni
    • 2
  • C. Favalli
    • 1
  • P. Marconi
    • 2
  • V. Del Gobbo
    • 1
  • C. Rinaldi
    • 1
  • B. M. Jaffe
    • 3
  1. 1.Institutes of MicrobiologyUniversity of RomeItaly
  2. 2.University of PerugiaItaly
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryS.U.N.Y.BrooklynUSA

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