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Table 3 TCR β-chain sequences of T cell clones with identical sequences retrieved from independent mice implanted with temporal artery tissue from the same patient

From: Giant Cell Vasculitis Is a T Cell-Dependent Disease

Patient    BV     N-D-N      BJ     No. of Grafts Containing TCR Sequence
GCA-1 BV2 TCT GCC AGC AGT AGA GGG GCA GGA GGA   ACA GAT ACG CAG TAT TTT BJ2S3 2 of 3a
  C A S S R G A G G   T D T Q Y F    
BV5S2 TCT GCC AGC AGT TTG CCG GCT AGC GGT ACT   GAT ACG CAG TAT TTT BJ2S3 2 of 5
  C A S S L P A S G T   D T Q Y F    
BV13 TCT GCC AGC AGT TTA CTA CAG CGA    AAA AAC ATT CAG TAC TTC BJ2S4 2 of 3
  C A S S L L Q R    K N I Q Y F    
BV17 TCT GCC AGC AGT ATC TTC CCT GGG ACA GGG          
  C A S S I F P G T G          
      GGC ATG ACT AGT TAC GAT     GAG CAG TTC BJ2S1 2 of 3a
      G M T S Y D     E Q F    
BV17 TCT GCC AGC AGT GCA AGG GAC AGG CGG    GAG ACC CAG TAC TTC BJ2S5 2 of 3
  C A S S A R D R R    E T C Y F    
GCA-2 BV2 TCT GCC AGC   ACG GTG GCA GGG AAT   AAT TCA CCC CTC CAC TTT BJ1S6 3 of 4
  C A S   T V A G N   N S P L H F    
BV8 TCT GCC AGC AGT TAC CTG ACA GGG TTA GAC   ACT GAA GCT TCC TTT BJ1S1 2 of 4
  C A S S Y L T G L D   T E A F F    
BV8 TCT GCC AGC AGT TTA TTG GGA CAG AGG ATC    CCC CAG CAT TTT BJ1S5 2 of 4a
  C A S S L L G Q R I    P Q H F    
GCA-3 BV2 TCT GCC AGC   CCT AGG GCC      AAT GAG CAG TTC TTC BJ2S1 2 of 4
  C A S   P R A      N E Q F F    
BV5S2 TCT GCC AGC AGT ATC TCG GGA GAC ACT CCG ACA GAT ACG CAG TAT TTT BJ2S3 3 of 4
  C A S S I S G D T P T D T Q Y F    
BV17 TCT GCC AGC AGT ACC TTG ACA GGG ACA GGA   TCA CCC CTC CAC TTT BJ1S6 2 of 4
  C A S S T L T G T G   S P L H F    
GCA-6 BV5S2 TCT GCC AGC   AGT GTG GGG GCT TCA GGA     GCT TCC TTT BJ1S1 4 of 4a
  C A S   S V G A S G     A F F    
aTCR sequence was also found in the pre-implanted tissue, albeit at a lower frequency.