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Thymus Gland

Known as: Thymus, Chest>Thymus gland, Thymus Glands 
A bi-lobed organ surrounded by a connective tissue capsule. It is located in the upper anterior portion of the chest, behind the sternum. It is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Stimulation of Flt3 receptor tyrosine kinase through its cognate ligand expands early hematopoietic progenitor and dendritic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
During lymphocyte development, the assembly of genes coding for antigen receptors occurs by the combinatorial linking of gene… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Antibacterial activity of organic and aqueous extracts of 15 Palestinian medicinal plants were carried against eight different… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Drosophila Toll protein is shown to activate the innate immune system in adult and regulate the dorsoventral patterning in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The thymus, thyroid, and parathyroid glands in vertebrates develop from the pharyngeal region, with contributions both from… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Murine CD1 has been implicated in the development and function of an unusual subset of T cells, termed natural T (NT) cells, that… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
DESPITE its widespread distribution on both lymphoid and myeloid cells, the biological role of the low-affinity immuno-globulin-G… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
An engagement of CD40 with CD40 ligand (CD40L) expressed on activated T cells is known to provide an essential costimulatory… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A novel member of the serine/threonine protein kinase gene family, designated sgk, for serum and glucocorticoid-regulated kinase… Expand
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Review
1976
Review
1976
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses precursor cells of mechanocytes. Among the cells of connective tissue, precursors of… Expand
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