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Effects of pregnancy and lactation on lymphocytes in the bone marrow of the mouse: a quantitative electron microscopic study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7458588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Effects of pregnancy and lactation on lymphocytes in the bone marrow of the mouse were quantitatively examined by electron microscopy. Pregnancy induces a decrease in the frequency of marrow lymphocytes, and delivery causes further depletion of marrow lymphocytes. Then the frequency of lymphocytes gradually increases to normal 20 days after delivery. The frequency is restored to the normal level earlier in non-lactating than in lactating mothers. Marrow small lymphocytes, which constitute the majority of marrow lymphocytes, are distinguishable by electron microscopy into dark and light types. During pregnancy, the two types of small lymphocytes are equally decreased in proportion. Just after delivery dark small lymphocytes decrease markedly and thereafter increase gradually during lactation. Light small lymphocytes exhibit a gradual increase in proportion during lactation and reach the normal level at 20 days a postpartum. The results are discussed as compared with the effect of pregnancy and lactation on the lymphatic tissues, central and peripheral.
Authors:
K Sasaki; T Ito
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivum histologicum Japonicum = Nihon soshikigaku kiroku     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0004-0681     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch Histol Jpn     Publication Date:  1980 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-03-27     Completed Date:  1981-03-27     Revised Date:  2011-07-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0146564     Medline TA:  Arch Histol Jpn     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  211-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenal Cortex Hormones / physiology
Animals
Bone Marrow / ultrastructure*
Female
Lactation*
Lymphocytes / ultrastructure*
Mice
Mice, Inbred Strains
Microscopy, Electron
Pregnancy
Pregnancy, Animal*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenal Cortex Hormones

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