Chapter 10. Expression and Function of Major Histocompatibility Complex Antigens in the Developing Thymus: Studies on Normal and Nude Mice

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. E. J. Jenkinson

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720660.ch10

Ciba Foundation Symposium 84 - Microenvironments in Haemopoietic and Lymphoid Differentiation

Ciba Foundation Symposium 84 - Microenvironments in Haemopoietic and Lymphoid Differentiation

How to Cite

Jenkinson, E. J. (1981) Expression and Function of Major Histocompatibility Complex Antigens in the Developing Thymus: Studies on Normal and Nude Mice, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 84 - Microenvironments in Haemopoietic and Lymphoid Differentiation (eds R. Porter and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720660.ch10

Author Information

  1. Department of Anatomy, University of Birmingham, Medical School, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B152TJ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1981

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272796368

Online ISBN: 9780470720660

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Keywords:

  • nude mice;
  • antigens;
  • developing thymus;
  • cellular interactions;
  • differentiation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Embryology of the Thymus

  • Development of MHC Antigen Expression

  • MHC Antigens in the Developing Thymus of the Nude Mouse

  • Epithelial Identity of Ia-Bearing Cells in the Embryonic Thymus

  • Experimental Approaches

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References