Killer-Cell Immunoglobulin-Like Receptor

Known as: Killer Cell Immunoglobulin-Like Receptor, Killer Cell Immunoglobulin Like Receptors, p58 NK Cell Receptor 
A family of receptors found on NK CELLS that have specificity for a variety of HLA ANTIGENS. KIR receptors contain up to three different… (More)

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1988-2017
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Members of the killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR) family, a large group of polymorphic receptors expressed on natural… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The natural killer (NK) cells at the site of placentation express killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) that… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
We analyzed 112 patients with high-risk acute myeloid leukemia (61 in complete remission [CR]; 51 in relapse), who received human… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Expression of killer cell Ig-like receptors (KIRs) diversifies human natural killer cell populations and T cell subpopulations… (More)
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2005
2005
Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR) genes constitute a multigene family whose genomic diversity is achieved through… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Inhibitory receptors for MHC class I molecules increase the threshold of lymphocyte activation. Natural Killer (NK) cells express… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
During discussion at the WHO Nomenclature Committee for Factors of the HLA System meeting in Victoria, Canada in May 2002, it was… (More)
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2003
2003
INTRODUCTION During discussion at the WHO Nomenclature Committee for Factors of the HLA System meeting in Victoria, Canada, in… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
One of the functions of HLA class I alleles is interaction with natural killer (NK) cells. Receptors termed killer immunoglobulin… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND The killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) are a family of receptors expressed on natural killer (NK) cells… (More)
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