The Role of Programmed Cell Death (Apoptosis) in Thymic Involution Following Sepsis

Roderick A. Barke, Sabita Roy, Rebecca B. Chapin, Richard Charboneau

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Thymic involution following peritoneal sepsis is associated with increased thymocyte programmed cell death. Thymocyte apoptosis induced by sepsis may be the result, in part, of inhibition of IL-2 gene expression. (Arch Surg. 1994;129:1256-1262).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1256-1262
Number of pages7
JournalArchives of Surgery
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1994


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  • Surgery

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