T cell antigen receptors

T cell an·ti·gen re·cep·tors

receptors present on T cells that interact with both processed antigen and major histocompatibility antigens simultaneously; these are heterodimers, each consisting of either an α and β chain or a γ and δ chain, designated CD3, also known as TCR.
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This occurs because the AnergiX complex binds to autoimmune T cell antigen receptors in the absence of co-stimulatory signals normally provided by antigen presenting cells.