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In the February ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES, the researchers report that the testes, ovaries, and thymuses of fetuses of all diesel-exposed rat moms had delayed or abnormal development.
Based on the staining patterns observed in the thymuses of mice genetically altered to make no MHC molecules, "we're thinking that most of the [T cell] death occurs for lack of [the] positive selection," Surh says.
Tisch and his colleagues at Stanford University Medical Center injected mouse GAD into the thymuses of nine 3-week-old mice.