The localization of T and B lymphocytes in frozen sections of human tonsils was determined using E and EAC binding techniques. It was revealed that there were thymus-dependent areas with E binding lymphocytes in peri- and interfollicular zones. EAC binding lymphocytes were found mainly in the follicles. This suggests that B cells are produced in germinal centres. The present experiment confirmed that human tonsils contain two different kinds of lymphocytes demonstrating selective localizations in the tissues as similar to the lymph nodes.

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