T-cells populations when thymus non-functional

vborde at my-deja.com vborde at my-deja.com
Wed Oct 13 10:22:47 EST 1999

Hello everyone
I would like to know what would happen to the
T-cells population (repertoire) when the thymus
becomes non-functional, at the adult phase? Would
this person lose all his mature T-cells? Would he
also lose his self tolerance and become velnerable
to autoimmune disease? How are the T-cells
renewed? Thank you very much.

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