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The beta-thymosins are a family of highly conserved polar 5 kDa peptides originally thought to be thymic hormones. About 10 years… Expand Abstract: A tight, physiological link between the pineal gland and the immune system is emerging from a series of experimental… Expand Abstract Evidence implicating prolactin (PRL) and growth hormone (GH) in the regulation of the immune system has been reviewed… Expand It is a confirmed fact that in females both the humoral and cell mediated immune response is more active than in males. A large… Expand The elderly are at risk for an increased incidence and severity of certain infections. The contribution of age-related… Expand Zinc deficiency is a common nutritional problem observed both in human and in animal populations that has profound effects on… Expand During T-cell maturation, thymocytes interact with thymic stromal major histocompatibility complex (MHC) determinants and thymic… Expand The requirement of zinc for humans was recognized in the early 1960s. The causes of zinc deficiency include malnutrition… Expand Introduction IN THE PAST 10 years there has been a significant increase in studies relating to the function of the immune system… Expand A panel of monoclonal antibodies and other markers (e.g., terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase, sheep erythrocyte rosettes… Expand