Differential Effects of Male and Female Gonadal Hormones on the Intrathymic T cell Maturation

@article{PejiKarapetrovi2001DifferentialEO,
  title={Differential Effects of Male and Female Gonadal
Hormones on the Intrathymic T cell Maturation},
  author={Branka Pej{\vc}i{\'c}-Karapetrovi{\'c} and Dusko J Kosec and Gordana Mom{\vc}ilo Leposavi{\'c}},
  journal={Developmental Immunology},
  year={2001},
  volume={8},
  pages={305 - 317}
}
The study was undertaken to further elucidate a role of gonadal hormones in maintenance of normal thymocyte maturation and sexual dimorphism in the intrathymic T-cell development. Rats of both sexes were gonadectomized or sham-gonadectomized (controls) at age of 2 and 6 months, and 30 days later the thymus size, cellularity and thymocyte composition were… CONTINUE READING