In autografts of thymus enclosed in porous cellulose membranes, the epithelium grows out in the shape of nodules, compact sheets, cords, and scattered isolated islands. During the experimental period, regeneration of the thymocytes did not take place in the grafts, provided that exogenous lymphocytes from other parts of the body were prevented by the cellulose barrier from penetrating the remnants of the thymic epithelium.
JOURNAL ARTICLE| 01 December 1958
The Cultivation in the Living Organism of the Thymus Epithelium of the Guinea-Pig and Rat
Institut Léon Fredericq, University of Liége, Belgium
Online Issn: 1477-9137
Print Issn: 0021-9533
Copyright © 1958 by the Company of Biologists Ltd.
J Cell Sci (1958) s3-99 (48): 511–515.
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CH. GRÉGOIRE; The Cultivation in the Living Organism of the Thymus Epithelium of the Guinea-Pig and Rat. J Cell Sci 1 December 1958; s3-99 (48): 511–515. doi: https://doi.org/10.1242/jcs.s3-99.48.511
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