Restoration of T-cell responsiveness by thymosin: development of antituberculous resistance in BCG-infected animals.

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T-cell-depleted (adult thymectomized, lethally irradiated, bone marrow-reconstituted [THXB]), sham-thymectomized (XB) and normal control mice were injected daily with 3 mg of calf thymosin for 16 days. On day 8 of the treatment, the mice, together with untreated controls, were infected intravenously with 4 X 10(6) viable Mycobacterium bovis (BCG Montreal… (More)

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@article{Morrison1976RestorationOT, title={Restoration of T-cell responsiveness by thymosin: development of antituberculous resistance in BCG-infected animals.}, author={Norman E Morrison and Frank M. Collins}, journal={Infection and immunity}, year={1976}, volume={13 2}, pages={554-63} }