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T cell receptor V(D)J recombination (GO:0033153)
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immunoglobulin V(D)J recombination +   
somatic diversification of T cell receptor genes by N region addition 
T cell receptor V(D)J recombination  
The process in which T cell receptor V, D, and J, or V and J gene segments, depending on the specific locus, are recombined within a single locus utilizing the conserved heptamer and nonomer recombination signal sequences (RSS).

Exact Synonyms: TCR V(D)J recombination
Narrow Synonyms: T cell receptor V-D-J joining ;   T cell receptor V-J joining ;   T cell receptor V-J recombination
Definition Sources: GOC:add, ISBN:0781700221

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