Encyclopedia of Immunotoxicology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Hans-Werner Vohr

Positive Selection

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-54596-2_201206

The process in the thymus of selecting thymocytes which recognize self peptides presented by self major histocompatibility complex proteins.

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