Establishment and characterization of a novel anti-DNAM-1 monoclonal antibody.

DNAM-1 (CD226) is expressed on the majority of NK cells, CD8(+) T cells, and CD4(+) T cells and mediates an activating signal in these cells upon binding to the ligands CD155 or CD112 expressed on target cells or antigen-presenting cells. DNAM-1 plays an important role in tumor immunity mediated by NK cells and CD8(+) T cells and the development of graft… CONTINUE READING