Human growth hormone for thymus reconstitution.

  • Published 2003 in Project Inform perspective
The thymus is an important immune organ necessary for development of new T-cells (like CD4+ and CD8+ cells.) Without some residual thymus, immune reconstitution with a wide variety of functional CD4+ cells is not believed to be possible. Thus, the state of the thymus in HIV disease and the impact of therapies on the thymus are of great interest to those… CONTINUE READING