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Thymopoietins
MeSH HeadingThymopoietins
Tree NumberD06.472.910.800
Annotation/ biosyn / physiol permitted; do not confuse X ref THYMINS with THYMINE
Scope NoteTwo closely related polypeptides (molecular weight 7,000) isolated from the thymus gland. These hormones induce the differentiation of prothymocytes to thymocytes within the thymus. They also cause a delayed impairment of neuromuscular transmission in vivo and are therefore believed to be the agent responsible for myasthenia gravis.
Entry TermThymins
Entry TermThymopoietin I
Entry TermThymopoietin II
Entry TermTP-49
Allowable QualifiersAD AE AG AI AN BI BL CF CH CL CS CT DF DU EC GE HI IM IP ME PD PH PK PO RE SD SE ST TO TU UR
Registry Number0
Previous Indexing Hormones (1966-1976)
Previous Indexing Thymus Extracts (1974)
Previous Indexing Thymus Gland (1966-1976)
History Note91(77); was see under THYMUS HORMONES 1977-90
Date of Entry19760419
Unique IDD013946


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists [D06]
   Hormones [D06.472]
      Thymus Hormones [D06.472.910]
Thymic Factor, Circulating [D06.472.910.750]
Thymopoietins [D06.472.910.800]
Thymopentin [D06.472.910.800.850]
Thymosin [D06.472.910.850]

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