Thymic Stromal Elements Defined by M.Abs: Ontogeny, and Modulation in Vivo By Immunosuppression

  • D. I. Godfrey
  • D. J. Izon
  • T. J. Wilson
  • C. L. Tuček
  • R. L. Boyd
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 237)


The complex intra-thymic processes culminating in the generation of fully functional, self tolerant, self MHC restricted T lymphocytes have proven difficult to decipher. They appear to involve extensive interactions between T cell progenitors and thymic stromal cells or their soluble products. A better understanding of these mechanisms, however, has been hampered through the inability to identify and isolate individual sub-populations from the extremely heterogeneous thymic stroma.


Stromal Cell Stromal Element Mouse Thymus Thymic Lymphocyte Thymic Stromal Cell 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. I. Godfrey
    • 1
  • D. J. Izon
    • 1
  • T. J. Wilson
    • 1
  • C. L. Tuček
    • 1
  • R. L. Boyd
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pathology and ImmunologyMonash UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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