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Hamazaki, "Adult thymic epithelial cell (TEC) progenitors and TEC stem cells: models and mechanisms for TEC development and maintenance," European Journal of Immunology, vol.
These findings suggested that although they are present in close vicinity in the same organ, the embryologic origin of thymic epithelial cells differs from that of thymocytes.
Abbreviations miRNA: MicroRNA TEC: Thymic epithelial cell cTEC: Cortical thymic epithelial cell mTEC: Medullary thymic epithelial cell TF: Transcription factors Aire: Autoimmune regulator UTR: Untranslated region ASPP: Apoptosis-stimulating protein of p53 iASPP: Inhibitory of ASPP PTA: Peripheral tissue antigen.
The medullary thymic epithelial cells (mTECs) play a particularly important role in negative selection as the promiscuous expression of tissue-specific antigens (TSAs) within the thymus was found to be enriched in mTECs, in contrast to cortical thymic epithelial cells (cTECs), dendritic cells, and macrophages [59].
Therefore, Netrin-1 or its cognate receptors were expressed in the thymus by thymocytes and/or thymic epithelial cells. These suggest that Netrin-1 may play a role in thymocyte migration and have a potential role in thymocyte development.
Abbreviations Allo-HSCT: Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation ATT: Adult thymus transplantation BMT: Bone marrow transplantation DLI: Donor lymphocyte infusion FLT: Fetal liver cell transplantation FTT: Fetal thymus transplantation GVHD: Graft-versus-host disease HSCT: Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation NLT: Newborn liver cell transplantation NTT: Newborn thymus transplantation [T.sub.eff] cells: Effector T cells [T.sub.reg]: Regulatory T cells TT: Thymus transplantation mTEC: Medullary thymic epithelial cells DC: Dendritic cells.
When we look at the immune profile and the thymic epithelial cells, they are both deficient--very abnormal."
In broiler chickens, ghrelin-ip cells have been identified in thymic epithelial cells, thymic corpuscles, and macrophages (Wei et al.).