Evidence for Extrinsic Origin of Ia Positive Cells in Embryonic Murine Thymus

  • Perry F. Bartlett
  • Kenneth W. Pyke
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 149)


The thymic environment is thought to be of prime importance in the determination and learning by T cells of histocompatibility restricted antigen recognition, and to be involved in determining the IR gene (immune response) phenotype of the T cell.


Bone Marrow Chimera Thymic Stromal Cell Thymic Dendritic Cell Major Histocompatibility Complex Antigen Expression Embryonic Thymus 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Perry F. Bartlett
    • 1
  • Kenneth W. Pyke
    • 1
  1. 1.Cellular Immunology Unit The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical ResearchP.O. Royal Melbourne HospitalVictoriaAustralia

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