T-cell receptor, TCR

The T-cell receptor performs an antigen-recognition function on the surface of T-cells, analogous to that of immunoglobulins on the surface of B-cells. The TCR associated with the CD3 complex. The TCR comes in two forms, as the ab and gd heterodimers.

Immunohistochemical expression

The ab heterodimer is present on:

The gd heterodimer is present on:

Diagnostic utility




This page last revised 12.10.2006.

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