By W. Savino
Analyzing neuroendocrine keep an eye on of the thymus, this quantity investigates using neuroendocrine hormones to advertise reconstitution after bone marrow transplantation; thymic expression of the the pancreatic endocrine hormones; and the position of growing older within the immune-endocrine loop and thymus-pituitary axis. Thymic tissues, thymic stroma and thymulin cells function prominently in admire of animal trying out, and regeneration of the thymus.
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Most depolarizations were of a smaller magnitude although other depolarizations to positive membrane voltages were seen. B Application of progesterone induced an inward current. Here, repeated applications of 1 mM progesterone are shown illustrating both the inward current and the desensitization seen. C Depolarization of the cell in response to progesterone was dose-dependent. 0 and 10 mM is shown. ** p ! 01. 34 Neuroimmunomodulation 1999;6:31–38 (y-axis) with time (x-axis) in the cell shown as an inset.