Effect of recombinant il‐3 on lymphocyte populations in irradiated mice

Gino Doria, Giorgio Leter, Camillo Mancini, Daniela Frasca

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Administration of murine recombinant interleukin 3 (IL‐3) to sublethally irradiated mice induced in the thymus recovery of the cell count and mitotic responsiveness to Con A, as well as a decrease in CD4−CD8− cells concomitant with an increase in single positive cells. Also in the spleen, the cell count and mitotic responsiveness to Con A and lipopolysaccharide (LPS) were recovered by IL‐3 treatment. These findings show that IL‐3 induces differentiation and growth of thymocytes and recovery of T and B cell functions in sublethally irradiated mice. Copyright © 1993 AlphaMed Press
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93 - 97
Number of pages5
JournalStem Cells
Issue number2 S
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Medicine
  • Developmental Biology
  • Cell Biology

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