The Finding and Significance of Spermidine and Spermine in Thymic Tissue and Extracts

  • Karl Folkers
  • Hong-Ming Shieh
Part of the GWUMC Department of Biochemistry Annual Spring Symposia book series (GWUN)


Several years ago, I (K.F.) listened to a lecture by Allan Goldstein on the thymic hormones, and he inspired me to initiate research in this field. I am pleased to thank and acknowledge Allan for his inspiration and leadership in the complicated research on the thymus and the immune system. After my initiation of efforts to isolate thymic hormones, I was also significantly influenced by the research of Nathan Trainin and his group in this field.


Spleen Cell Inhibitory Substance Thymic Tissue Thymic Hormone cAMP Assay 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl Folkers
    • 1
  • Hong-Ming Shieh
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Biomedical ResearchThe University of TexasAustinUSA

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