Number of different receptors (on lymphocytes) that are expressed at any time

Value 1e+7 different receptors
Organism Unspecified
Reference Alan S. Perelson, Ge´rard Weisbuch, Immunology for physicists, Rev. Mod. Phys. 69, 1219–1268 (1997) p.1223 left column 2nd paragraph
Comments "The number of different receptors that are expressed at any time, the expressed repertoire, is estimated to be 10^7...The immune system with an expressed repertoire of 10^7 is capable of making of the order of 10^7 different antibodies at any one time."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109932