The immunological significance of the thymus.

@inproceedings{Miler1963TheIS,
  title={The immunological significance of the thymus.},
  author={J.F.A.P. Miler and A. H. E. Marshall and R. G. White},
  year={1963}
}
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the effect of neonatal thymectomy in suppressing subsequent immunologic responsiveness and the extent to that immunologically competent cell originate in the thymus. It has often been debated whether the thymus plays a significant part in immunological reactions. On the one hand, there are hints from clinical observations that the thymus may play some role. For instance, in acute infections, when presumably the need for an immunological response with… CONTINUE READING

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