The thymus in pregnancy: the interplay of neural, endocrine and immune influences.

Abstract

This article discusses the dramatic events that accompany thymic involution during pregnancy, and traces the possible immune, neural and endocrine interactions that may occur. Ann Clarke and Marion Kendall present accumulating evidence that activity, not inactivity, is a feature of the thymus at this time. Whilst the cortex shrinks, the medulla enlarges and… (More)

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@article{Clarke1994TheTI, title={The thymus in pregnancy: the interplay of neural, endocrine and immune influences.}, author={Aidan Clarke and M. D. Kendall}, journal={Immunology today}, year={1994}, volume={15 11}, pages={545-51} }