Definitions of T Cell Receptor

  1.   Molecules on the surface of T lymphocytes that recognize and combine with antigens The receptors are non covalently associated with a complex of several polypeptides collectively called CD3 antigens ANTIGENS CD3 Recognition of foreign antigen and the major histocompatibility complex is accomplished by a single heterodimeric antigen receptor structure composed of either alpha beta RECEPTORS ANTIGEN T CELL ALPHA BETA or gamma delta RECEPTORS ANTIGEN T CELL GAMMA DELTA chains