Prothymocyte | Article about prothymocyte by The Free Dictionary
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A T-cell precursor.
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Furthermore, a transient inhibition of prothymocyte
activity in fetal hematopoietic progenitors was reported following developmental TCDD exposure in mice (Fine et al.
Although the exact mechanism by which TCDD-induced thymic atrophy occurs is not known, potential mechanisms include a reduction in prothymocyte
stem cells in the bone marrow and an inhibition of thymocyte maturation (Silverstone et al.
targeting by prenatal diethylstilbesterol exposure.