Characterization of the opossum T cell receptor mu complex

This project investigates the structure and expression of an atypical T cell receptor (TCR) chain named TCRμ. TCRμ was discovered in marsupials, a lineage of mammals separarted from eutherians (placental mammals) by 135 to 160 million years. Like all jawed vertebrates, marsupials express...

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Meet Our Investigators

Charles Cunningham, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Biology
University of New Mexico

Research Interests
Invertebrate Immunology; oysters as environmental biosensors; annotating the genome of the...

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