The T Cell Receptor: Its Repertoire and Role in Thymocyte Development

  • Philippa Marrack
  • Marcia McDuffie
  • Willi Born
  • Marica Blackman
  • Charles Hannum
  • John Kappler
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 213)


Although the discovery of the genes and protein of the T cell receptor has solved some immunological problems many issues remain unsolved. These include questions of tolerance, the relationship between the structure and specificity of the T cell receptor and an understanding of the selective processes which occur in the thymus.


Cell Receptor Thymocyte Development Immature Thymocyte Human Thymocyte Thymus Lobe 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Philippa Marrack
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marcia McDuffie
    • 1
    • 2
  • Willi Born
    • 1
    • 2
  • Marica Blackman
    • 1
    • 2
  • Charles Hannum
    • 1
    • 2
  • John Kappler
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory MedicineDepartment of MedicineDenverUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, Medicine Biochemistry, Biophysics and GeneticsUniversity of Colorado Health Sciences CenterDenverUSA

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