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Cell Transport and the Bursa of Fabricius

Naturevolume 212page92 (1966) | Download Citation



THE use of grafts and parabionts with marked chromosomes in investigations on the mammalian thymus has shown that there is substantial cellular traffic in this organ1,2. Using chick parabionts, it should be possible to make an assessment of the role of cellular immigration in the development of the lymphoid organs of this species.

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  1. W. P. JAFFE: On leave of absence from School of Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, England.


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