Abnormal morphology of the fetal monkey (Macaca mulatta) thymus exposed to a corticosteroid

R. Sawyer, Andrew G Hendrickx, Bennie Osburn, T. Terrell, J. Anderson

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Abstract

The synthetic corticosteroid triamcinolone acetonide, dramatically alters the normal morphogenesis of the fetal monkey thymus. Exposure of the fetus to the drug between 45 and 83 days' gestation inhibits differentiation of the lymphoid elements, especially those in the cortex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)145-150
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Medical Primatology
Volume6
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • veterinary(all)

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    Sawyer, R., Hendrickx, A. G., Osburn, B., Terrell, T., & Anderson, J. (1977). Abnormal morphology of the fetal monkey (Macaca mulatta) thymus exposed to a corticosteroid. Journal of Medical Primatology, 6(3), 145-150.