KLRK1 gene

Known as: KLR, killer cell lectin like receptor K1, KLRK1 
This gene plays a role in the activation of natural killer cells.

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1991-2017
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Virally encoded microRNAs (miRNAs) have recently been discovered in herpesviruses. However, their biological roles are mostly… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
MICA molecules interact with the NKG2D-activating receptor on human NK and CD8 T cells. We investigated the participation of the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
A major function of NKG2D linking innate and adaptive immunity is to upregulate antigen-specific CTL-mediated cytotoxicity in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
NKG2D ligands (NKG2DLs) mark malignant cells for recognition by natural killer (NK) cells and cytotoxic T lymphocytes via the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Engagement of the NKG2D receptor by tumour-associated ligands may promote tumour rejection by stimulating innate and adaptive… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Natural killer (NK) cells attack many tumour cell lines, and are thought to have a critical role in anti-tumour immunity; however… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
In 1986, Kärre and colleagues reported that natural killer (NK) cells rejected an MHC class I-deficient tumor cell line (RMA-S… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Natural killer (NK) cells attack tumor and infected cells, but the receptors and ligands that stimulate them are poorly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Here we describe a family of GPI-anchored cell surface proteins that function as ligands for the mouse activating NKG2D receptor… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Stress-inducible MICA, a distant homolog of major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I, functions as an antigen for… (More)
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