Chikako Hayano

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Human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) downregulates the class I major histocompatibility complexes (MHCs), HLA-A and -B, in infected fibroblasts to escape from antigen-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes. The HCMV genes responsible for the downregulation of MHCs are US2, US3, US6, and US11, which encode type I membrane proteins working at the endoplasmic reticulum(More)
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