Variable lymphocyte receptor

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Variable lymphocyte receptors (VLRs) belong to the Leucine-rich repeat (LRR) family and mediate adaptive immune responses in the jawless vertebrates, lampreys and hagfish.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Boehm, T., McCurley, N., Sutoh, Y., Schorpp, M., Kasahara, M., and Cooper, M.D. (2012). VLR-based adaptive immunity. Annual Review of Immunology 30, 203-220
  2. ^ "Variable lymphocyte receptor - Proteopedia, life in 3D". Retrieved 10 April 2018.