Raquel Manso-Sancho

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B7-1 and B7-2 are generally thought to have comparable structures and affinities for their receptors, CD28 and CTLA-4, each of which is assumed to be bivalent. We show instead (1) that B7-2 binds the two receptors more weakly than B7-1, (2) that, relative to its CTLA-4 binding affinity, B7-2 binds CD28 2- to 3-fold more effectively than B7-1, (3) that,(More)
Naive T cell activation requires signaling by the T cell receptor and by nonclonotypic cell surface receptors. The most important costimulatory protein is the monovalent homodimer CD28, which interacts with CD80 and CD86 expressed on antigen-presenting cells. Here we present the crystal structure of a soluble form of CD28 in complex with the Fab fragment of(More)
The overall degree of complexity of the T cell surface has been unclear, constraining our understanding of its biology. Using global gene expression analysis, we show that 111 of 374 genes encoding well-characterized leukocyte surface antigens are expressed by a resting cytotoxic T cell. Unexpectedly, of 97 stringently defined, T cell-specific transcripts(More)
http://sro.sussex.ac.uk Brown, J, Walter, T S, Carter, L, Abrescia, N G A, Aricescu, A R, Batuwangala, T D, Bird, L E, Brown, N, Chamberlain, P P, Davis, S J, Dubinina, E, Endicott, J, Fennelly, J A, Gilbert, R J C, Harkiolaki, M et al. (2003) A procedure for setting up high-throughput nanolitre crystallization experiments. II. Crystallization results.(More)
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