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Average number of TSPs [thymus-seeding progenitors] that can colonize a non-irradiated wild-type thymus at a given time Mouse Mus musculus 10 TSPs 113824 Krueger A, Ziętara N...
Gestational age when thymus is colonized by stem cells Human Homo sapiens 7 - 8 weeks 111615 Haynes BF, Markert ML...
Fraction of thymus tissues out of total thymus (average of 12 newborns) Human Homo sapiens cortex ~65% medulla ~33% epithelial islands ~2% % 110313 Snyder WS, Cook MJ, Nasset ES...
Number of T cells exported from thymus each day Mouse Mus musculus in 3.5-5.5 week old mice ~2X10^6 T cells/day: in 6 month old mice ~10^5 T cells/day T cells/day 110718 Tough DF, Sprent J. Life...
An individual thymus acquires maximum receptivity for colonization every Mouse Mus musculus 10 - 14 days 113825 Krueger A, Ziętara N...
Number of thymocytes in thymus of young adult Mouse Mus musculus 10^8-2х10^8 cells 103580 Kenneth M. Murphy, Paul...
Calf thymus [CT] DNA density Cow Bos Taurus 1.41 (±0.03) g/cm^3 112352 Śmiałek MA, Jones NC...
Average number of CD4+ and CD8+ T cells exported from thymus each day (equivalent to 1% of all thymocytes) Mouse Mus musculus 1,000,000 - 4,000,000 T cells/day 113829 Krueger A, Ziętara N...
Rate in which T cells are exported from thymus Mouse Mus musculus 10^6-2×10^6 T cells/day 103586 Kenneth M. Murphy, Paul...
Fraction of apoptosis in thymus that occurrs due to negative selection Mouse Mus musculus ~25 % 113828 Krueger A, Ziętara N...
Percent of thymocytes that leave the thymus per day in young adults Mouse Mus musculus ~1 %/day 111618 Scollay RG, Butcher EC...
Fraction of thymus that undergoes programmed cell death (PCD) Mouse Mus musculus 10 - 15 % 112334 Gavrieli Y, Sherman Y...
Fraction of naïve T cell production that is thymus derived in adult Human Homo sapiens 10 - 20 % 113830 Krueger A, Ziętara N...
Average lifetime of TSPs [thymus-seeding progenitors] and ETPs [early T lineage progenitors] combined Mouse Mus musculus 9 - 12 days 113827 Krueger A, Ziętara N...
Comparison of values for calf thymus DNA density from the literature Cow Bos Taurus ~1.7 Table - link g/cm^3 112350 Śmiałek MA, Jones NC...
Turnover of bulk of thymocytes Mouse Mus musculus 5 - 7 days 111617 Scollay RG, Butcher EC...
Concentration of lymphocytes in lymphoid organs Rat Rattus norvegicus mesenteric lymph node (GMM) 1.1×10^6: spleen 2.0×10^6: thymus 3.6×10^6 cells/mg wet weight 113198 Everett NB, Caffrey RW...
The thymic universe Unspecified Figure link N/A 113832 Krueger A, Ziętara N...
Percent of thymocytes that survive selection and become immunocompetent T cells Human Homo sapiens 2 % 102647 Kenneth M. Murphy, Paul...
T cell development by the numbers Various Table - link N/A 113833 Krueger A, Ziętara N...