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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… 
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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… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Review
1998
Review
1998
CD40-CD154-mediated contact-dependent signals between B and T cells are required for the generation of thymus dependent (TD… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The thymus, thyroid, and parathyroid glands in vertebrates develop from the pharyngeal region, with contributions both from… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
Elimination of limited areas of the cephalic neural crest in stage 9 or 10 chick embryos markedly reduced the size of the thymus… 
Review
1976
Review
1976
Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
The bursa of Fabricius and the thymus are "central lymphoid organs" in the chicken, essential to the ontogenetic development of…