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Descriptor English:   Thymosin 
Descriptor Spanish:   Timosina 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Timosina 
Synonyms English:   Thymosin Fs
Thymosins  
Tree Number:   D06.472.910.850
D12.644.548.869
D12.776.922
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /biosyn /physiol permitted
History Note English:   84(75); was see under THYMUS HORMONES 1977-83, was see under THYMUS EXTRACTS 1975-76 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
DF deficiency EC economics
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PH physiology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   14335 
Unique Identifier:   D013947 

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