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TCRs

Wednesday 26 January 2005

The T cell receptor is a heterodimer (alpha/beta or gamma/delta) associated with four transmembrane units of the CD3 complex: gamma (TCRG), delta (TCRD) , epsilon (TCRE), and zeta (TCRZ).

Types

- TCR alpha/beta
- TCR gamma/delta

See also

- TCR signaling

References

- Wange RL. TCR signaling: another Abl-bodied kinase joins the cascade. Curr Biol. 2004 Jul 27;14(14):R562-4. PMID: 15268875