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Introductory Remarks

  • R. Scollay
Conference paper
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 126)

Abstract

This section focuses mainly on the small population of thymocytes which expresses neither Ly-2 nor L3T4. These cells (3%–5% of all thymocytes) represent the most easily identified precursor cells in the thymus, and for reasons made clear in the three following papers, are perhaps one of the most interesting in terms of the critical events of intrathymic T-cell differentiation. There was general agreement between speakers and discussers on most areas with the possible exception of the significance of cortical staining with the antibody MEL-14

Keywords

Nurse Cell Introductory Remark Royal Melbourne Hospital Single Positive Chain Rearrangement 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Scollay
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Melbourne HospitalWalter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Post OfficeAustralia

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