Published in Blood Weekly, November 1st, 2001
"Interleukin-7 (IL-7) is the major thymopoietic cytokine," explained Kenneth Weinberg and colleagues at the University of Southern California School of Medicine. "Injections of IL-7 after murine bone marrow transplantation (BMT) correct defects in thymic differentiation," including low thymic cell counts and impaired maturation and proliferation.
Radiation-based induction therapy can damage cells that produce IL-7 and slow...
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