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cell receptor

Any of the cell membrane proteins or intracellular proteins that react with chemicals, e.g., hormones, circulating in the cell's environment. The reaction triggers the cell's characteristic response to the hormone or other chemical.
See: drug receptor
See also: receptor
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and increasing incidences of immunological disorders such as Chronic granulomatous disease is adding meaningful growth in global artificial T cell receptors market.
Of the many millions of antibodies and T cell receptors generated by it, a select few will recognize the unique molecular features, or antigens, of particular infectious agents.
The T cell receptor study CD-TCR-001 that has now begun was developed by biotechnology company Medigene AG based in Martinsried near Munich and is being led by Universittsklinikum Regensburg.
Catapult Therapy TCR Ltd is a special purpose company set up by CGT Catapult, UCL Business and Imperial Innovations, and managed by CGT Catapult, for the development of the WT1 T cell receptor cell therapy discovered through research at University College London and Imperial College London.
Gadeta has developed a technology platform based on combinatorial T cell receptor exchange to create optimized gamma delta T cell receptors with an enhanced anti-cancer reactivity.
Lilly's expertise and track record make it an ideal collaborator for both companies to leverage the full power of BioNTech's functional T cell receptor technologies to develop novel cancer therapies that harness the immune system.
DNA constructs encoding a chimeric T-cell receptor and a method of making a redirected T cell expressing a chimeric T cell receptor by electroporation using naked DNA encoding the receptor are also disclosed.
It stuck to two specific cell-surface molecules: one called duster of differentiation 4 (CD4) and the other, T cell receptor (TCR).
Presentations that follow address lyssaviruses and henipaviruses transmitted by frugivorous bats, host-management strategies of novel viral encephalitides associated with bats, regulation of transcription and the nature of the cell receptor with regard to henipaviruses, and entry machinery of flaviviruses.
The NR2B gene is part of a brain cell receptor that acts like an antenna, receiving chemical signals from other neurons.
The new site builds on Kite's existing manufacturing capabilities to deliver cell therapies for people with cancer, including Yescarta, Kite's first commercially available chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy, and investigational T cell receptor and tumor neoantigen targeting cell therapies being evaluated in solid tumors.
Until now, scientists had assumed that T cell receptor and CD8 binding with the antigen took place at approximately the same time, reinforcing one another to make the intermolecular connection strong enough to trigger an immune response.