Thymus metallothionein: regulation of zinc-thionein in the aging mouse.

  • Robert W. Olafson
  • Published 1985 in
    Canadian journal of biochemistry and cell biology…

Abstract

The presence of a zinc-inducible metallothionein in mouse thymus tissue has been shown, together with an age-related modulation of zinc, metallothionein, and thymus mass. Metallothionein (MT) and zinc concentrations were found to be maximum prior to completion of thymic growth and to be at a minimum when development of the thymus had ceased. Subsequent… (More)

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