Mast cells in the pinna of Balb/c 'nude' (nu/nu) and heterozygotes (ny/+)mice.
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Dec 15, 1976
The relative number of mast cells in the ear lobes' skin (pinna) of nude (athymic) nu/nu and normal (thymic) nu/+ heterozygotes of Balb/c mice was similar. The results obtained contradict some suggestions about the general influence of the thymus on the number of mast cells in the skin and suggest the existence of some local factor(s) in regulation of skin mast cell numbers.
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