thymic factor

thymic factor

Alternative oncology
Any of a number of polypeptides (thymopentin, thymopoietin and thymosin) produced by the thymus, which orchestrate the maturation and growth of T cells. Thymic factors evoked transient interest among experimental oncologists as a possible adjuvant therapy for cancer patients, an interest that has waned in response to trial failures.
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Thymulin solution (1.5 mg/kg) was injected intraperitoneally 1.5 hr before LPS treatment and was prepared from serum thymic factor (American Peptides, USA), to which an equimolar concentration of Zn[Cl.sub.2] was added [17].
Nabarra et al., "Contribution of zinc and other metals to the biological activity of the serum thymic factor," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
This intensive serum combines the benefits of Bio-Peptides, Caged Peptides, DMAE, ESCoMoist, ETP (Epidermal Thymic Factor) and many other innovative ingredients enabling consumers to balance hydration in the skin while leaving it feeling refreshed, renewed, and revitalized and revealing a younger, healthier-looking complexion.
The human thymus produces at least seven thymic proteins: thymopoietin, thymosin alpha, thymulin, thymic humoral factor, hormonal thymic factor, serum thymic factor, and other thymic factors.
A large number of distinct factors are necessary to maintain a balanced production between the various types of T lymphocytes; these factors include almost all interleukins, thymosins, thymopoietin, thymic humoral factor, thymic factor X, serum thymic factor, amongst others.
Thymic factor deficiencies caused by natural aging are responsible for several immune system deficiencies.
The final article is a reprint from 1979 on the existence of a family of thymic factors that control T-cell maturation.
The HGF Youth Elixir uses human growth factor in addition to Thymulen[R]4 which is a highly purified ingredient that compensates the natural loss of thymic factors related to the decline of the thymus with age.