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Recognition of nonpeptide antigens by T cells

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Bacillus Calmette-Guérin

CDR3 :

Complementarity-determining region 3






Monoethyl phosphate


T cell receptor


Thymidine triphosphate


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Tanaka, Y., Brenner, M.B., Bloom, B.R. et al. Recognition of nonpeptide antigens by T cells. J Mol Med 74, 223–231 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00196576

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Key words

  • DN αβ T cells
  • γδ T cells
  • Lipid antigens
  • Nonpeptide antigens
  • Prenyl pyrophosphate antigens
  • Pyrophosphomonoesters