Reports

Thymus: Role in Maturation of Fetal Lymphoid Precursors

+ See all authors and affiliations

Science  28 Aug 1964:
Vol. 145, Issue 3635, pp. 934-935
DOI: 10.1126/science.145.3635.934

Abstract

Liver cells from homozygous embryonic mice were subjected to serial passage through appropriate thymectomized and sham-thymectomized F1 hybrids. Passage through a nonthymectomized host was required for maturation and/or proliferation of the potential immunologically competent cells in the embryonic liver

Related Content