The primordial thymus: everything you need under one roof

Graham Anderson, Song Baik

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Abstract

Lymphocytes normally develop within anatomically distinct tissues. In Cell Reports, Swann et al. (2014) reconstruct the primordial thymus and suggest that it was a site of combined T and B lymphopoiesis before evolving into an organ specialized for T cell production.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)178-180
Number of pages3
JournalImmunity
Volume41
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Aug 2014

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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Keywords

  • Animals
  • Eye Proteins
  • Forkhead Transcription Factors
  • Thymus Gland

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