Thymocytes and cultured thymic epithelial cells express transcripts encoding alpha-3, alpha-5, and beta-4 subunits of neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors. Preferential transcription of the alpha-3 and beta-4 genes by immature CD4+8+ thymocytes and evidence for response to nicotine in thymocytes.

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Cited Authors

  • Mihovilovic, M; Denning, S; Mai, Y; Fisher, CM; Whichard, LP; Patel, DD; Roses, AD

Published Date

  • May 13, 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 841 /

Start / End Page

  • 388 - 392

PubMed ID

  • 9668263

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0077-8923


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States