Thymic function in HIV-1 disease.


The thymus involutes over time and is generally considered to be non-functional in adults. If this is the case, T-cell depletion in adult HIV-1 disease would in part be due to insufficient intrathymic production. This review summarizes information relevant to the structure and function of the thymus under normal conditions and in the setting of infection… (More)


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@article{McCune1997ThymicFI, title={Thymic function in HIV-1 disease.}, author={Joseph M McCune}, journal={Seminars in immunology}, year={1997}, volume={9 6}, pages={397-404} }