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Substance Name: Thymosin
RN: 61512-21-8


  • Thymosin. A family of heat-stable, polypeptide hormones secreted by the thymus gland. Their biological activities include lymphocytopoiesis, restoration of immunological competence and enhancement of expression of T-cell characteristics and function. They have therapeutic potential in patients having primary or secondary immunodeficiency diseases, cancer or diseases related to aging.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Thymosin

MeSH Heading

  • Thymosin


  • CCRIS 7477
  • Thymosin

Systematic Name

  • Thymosin

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 61512-21-8

System Generated Number

  • 0061512218