Immunoglobulin and T Cell Receptor Study Guide

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Which proteins make up the structure of T cell receptors (TCRs)?

CD3 and zeta (ζ) proteins

How many antigen binding sites are found on B cell receptors (BCRs) in its normal arrangement?


What is the main difference between T cell receptors (TCRs) and B cell receptors (BCRs) in terms of antigens recognized?

TCRs mainly recognize proteins, while BCRs recognize proteins and other macromolecules

What does affinity refer to in the context of antibodies?

The strength with which one antigen binding site of an antibody binds to one epitope of an antigen

This study guide covers the proteins for the light chain in an immunoglobulin, the antigen binding sites on IgM, and the structure of T cell receptors (TCRs) and B cell receptors (BCRs). Test your knowledge of immunoglobulins and TCRs with this informative quiz.

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