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Term:
positive T cell selection (GO:0043368)
Annotations: Rat: (39) Mouse: (41) Human: (43) Chinchilla: (33) Bonobo: (35) Dog: (39) Squirrel: (33) Pig: (41)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
T cell selection +     
beta selection  
extrathymic T cell selection +   
negative T cell selection +   
positive T cell selection +   
The process of sparing immature T cells which react with self-MHC protein complexes with low affinity levels from apoptotic death.
thymic T cell selection +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: positive T lymphocyte selection
Definition Sources: ISBN:0781735149, PMID:12414722

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