Radioresistant cells of thymus--producers and targets of thymocyte growth factor and their possible role in postradiation restoration of thymus

Immunology Letters
V P Shichkin

Abstract

In the present study the association between the damaging and the stimulating action of radiation on the cells of thymus (in particular intrathymic T-lymphocyte precursors, TLP) is analyzed. The radioresistance and possibility to secrete humoral products, in particular, the thymocytes growth factor, THGF, is assessed. The possible role of THGF in the postradiation restoration of thymus is also discussed.

References

Jan 31, 2020·Stem Cell Reviews and Reports·V P Shichkin, Mariastefania Antica

Citations

May 1, 1983·Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America·J S GreenbergerR J Eckner

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