Immunobiology and clinical application of thymosins and other thymic preparations
Arion V.Ya., Zimina I.V., Moskvina S.N.
FGU źSRI Physico-chemical medicine of Roszdrav╗, Moscow, Russia
Data concerning immunobiological properties and application of some well-known preparations of thymus origin is discussed in this paper. Thymus preparations, such as thymosins, thymulin, thymopoietin, thymulin and other are widely used in clinical practice as immunomodulating agents able to enhance the immune response declined during many diseases. Information about acknowledged native thymic immunomodulator tactivin is not mentioned because the review concerning tactivin was published in the journal źImmunology, allergology, infectology╗, 2007, ╣4.