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The B-Cell Antigen Receptor

Immunology

Acquired Immunity

  1. Anthony L. DeFranco

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0098

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

DeFranco, A. L. 2010. The B-Cell Antigen Receptor. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of California, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, San Francisco, CA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Structure and Synthesis of the BCR
  • 2
    BCR Signaling
  • 3
    BCR Antigen Uptake Function
  • 4
    Functions of the BCR in B-Cell Maturation and Activation
  • 5
    Conclusion

Keywords:

  • B-cell antigen receptor (BCR);
  • BCR signaling;
  • B lymphocytes and making antibodies;
  • pre-BCR and B-cell development;
  • protein tyrosine kinase activation by BCR;
  • signaling complex formation;
  • BCR signaling pathway downstream-NF-jB transcription factor activation;
  • BCR antigen uptake function