Lymphocyte Differentiation in the Rabbit Thymus

  • W. Leene
  • P. J. M. Roholl
  • K. A. Hoeben
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 149)


Whether T cell differentiation lines within the thymus trespass the cortico-medullary boundary, or are confined to the cortex or medulla compartment, as claimed by many authors [see review of Davies (1)], is still an open question, which can be approached by studying the anatomical localization of functionally defined thymocyte subsets.


Morphometric Data Nuclear Area Cell Differentiation Line Lymphocyte Differentiation Density Density 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Leene
    • 1
  • P. J. M. Roholl
    • 1
  • K. A. Hoeben
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Histology and Cell BiologyUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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