Galactosylceramides

Known as: Galactosylceramides [Chemical/Ingredient], Galactocerebrosides, Galactosylceramide 
Cerebrosides which contain as their polar head group a galactose moiety bound in glycosidic linkage to the hydroxyl group of ceramide. Their… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
A form of alpha-galactosylceramide, KRN7000, activates CD1d-restricted Valpha14-invariant (Valpha14i) natural killer (NK) T cells… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The maturation of dendritic cells (DCs) allows these antigen-presenting cells to initiate immunity. We pursued this concept in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
alpha-Galactosylceramide (alpha-GalCer) is a glycolipid that stimulates natural killer T cells to produce both T helper (Th) 1… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The important role played by CD8(+) T lymphocytes in the control of parasitic and viral infections, as well as tumor development… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Natural killer T (NKT) lymphocytes mediate a rapid reaction to the glycolipid drug α-galactosylceramide (αGalCer), which triggers… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The antimetastatic effect of the CD1d-binding glycolipid, alpha-galactosylceramide (alpha-GalCer), is mediated by NK1.1(+)T (NKT… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Type 1 diabetes (T1D) in non-obese diabetic (NOD) mice may be favored by immune dysregulation leading to the hyporesponsiveness… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Natural tumor surveillance capabilities of the host were investigated in six different mouse tumor models where endogenous… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Myelin is a specialized membrane enriched in glycosphingolipids and cholesterol that contains a limited spectrum of proteins. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The natural killer T (NKT) cell ligand alpha-galactosylceramide (alpha-GalCer) exhibits profound antitumor activities in vivo… (More)
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