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Thymosin

"Thymosin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Thymosin. A family of heat-stable, polypeptide hormones secreted by the thymus gland. Their biological activities include lymphocytopoiesis, restoration of immunological competence and enhancement of expression of T-cell characteristics and function. They have therapeutic potential in patients having primary or secondary immunodeficiency diseases, cancer or diseases related to aging.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thymosin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Thymosin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 33 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2000
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