segment_29plus2 - Surface Markers associated with...

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Structure of the Thymus T cell progenitors enter the thymus at the junction of the cortex/medulla->cortex,  then back to medulla->blood.
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  The thymus functions optimally early in life. Begins to decline in  function at age 1. T cells live much  longer than B cells.
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Unformatted text preview: Surface Markers associated with commitment to the T cell lineage (occurs during first week in thymus). T cell development is driven by signals through the receptor Notch 1 (function is analogous to Pax-5 in B cell development....
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course MMG 451 taught by Professor Brooks during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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