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Kinetics of Thymocyte Regeneration in Adult Adriamycin Treated Rats: Evidence for a Bone Marrow Derived Prothymocyte Precursor

  • Malgorzata B. Murawska
  • Adrian M. Duijvestijn
  • Jaap Kampinga
  • Auk S. Wubbena
  • Paul Nieuwenhuis
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 237)

Abstract

The thymus is the central organ for T lymphocyte maturation in which prothymocytes undergo rearrangement of T cell receptor genes, acquire function associated antigens and become “educated ” to respond to foreign antigens in a self MHC class I or class II restricted manner.

Keywords

Newborn Calf Serum Normal Thymus Cell Receptor Gene Thymus Lobe Adult Thymus 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Malgorzata B. Murawska
    • 1
  • Adrian M. Duijvestijn
    • 1
  • Jaap Kampinga
    • 1
  • Auk S. Wubbena
    • 1
  • Paul Nieuwenhuis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of HistologyUniversity of GroningenThe Netherlands

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