Definition of TCR

T cell receptor The thymus is responsible for generating mature functional T cells with a diverse set of T cell receptors (TCRs) for the recognition of foreign antigens.— Fred Ramsdell et al.

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“TCR.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/TCR. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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T cell receptor The thymus is responsible for generating mature functional T cells with a diverse set of T cell receptors (TCRs) for the recognition of foreign antigens.— Fred Ramsdell et al.

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