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Title: T cell receptor cross-reactivity expanded by dramatic peptide–MHC adaptability

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Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Advanced Photon Source (APS)
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Journal Article
Journal Name:
Nature Chemical Biology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 14; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 1552-4450
Nature Publishing Group
Country of Publication:
United States

Citation Formats

Riley, Timothy P., Hellman, Lance M., Gee, Marvin H., Mendoza, Juan L., Alonso, Jesus A., Foley, Kendra C., Nishimura, Michael I., Vander Kooi, Craig W., Garcia, K. Christopher, and Baker, Brian M. T cell receptor cross-reactivity expanded by dramatic peptide–MHC adaptability. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1038/s41589-018-0130-4.
Riley, Timothy P., Hellman, Lance M., Gee, Marvin H., Mendoza, Juan L., Alonso, Jesus A., Foley, Kendra C., Nishimura, Michael I., Vander Kooi, Craig W., Garcia, K. Christopher, & Baker, Brian M. T cell receptor cross-reactivity expanded by dramatic peptide–MHC adaptability. United States. doi:10.1038/s41589-018-0130-4.
Riley, Timothy P., Hellman, Lance M., Gee, Marvin H., Mendoza, Juan L., Alonso, Jesus A., Foley, Kendra C., Nishimura, Michael I., Vander Kooi, Craig W., Garcia, K. Christopher, and Baker, Brian M. Mon . "T cell receptor cross-reactivity expanded by dramatic peptide–MHC adaptability". United States. doi:10.1038/s41589-018-0130-4.
title = {T cell receptor cross-reactivity expanded by dramatic peptide–MHC adaptability},
author = {Riley, Timothy P. and Hellman, Lance M. and Gee, Marvin H. and Mendoza, Juan L. and Alonso, Jesus A. and Foley, Kendra C. and Nishimura, Michael I. and Vander Kooi, Craig W. and Garcia, K. Christopher and Baker, Brian M.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1038/s41589-018-0130-4},
journal = {Nature Chemical Biology},
issn = {1552-4450},
number = 10,
volume = 14,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {9}

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