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Developmental Immunology
Volume 5, Issue 3, Pages 169-182

Epidermal Growth Factor Modulates Fetal Thymocyte Growth and Differentiation

1Department of Immunology, Basic Research Center, National Cancer Institute of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Biology, Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil
3Laboratory on Thymus Research, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Received 22 July 1996; Accepted 29 April 1997

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