MICA gene

Known as: MICA, MHC Class I Polypeptide-Related Sequence A Gene, MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX CLASS I CHAIN-RELATED GENE A 
This gene plays a role in the immune response to stress.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Good HLA-A, HLA-B, and HLA-DR matches do not guarantee rejection-free renal transplantation. Some kidney transplants… (More)
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Highly Cited
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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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The immunoreceptor NKG2D stimulates tumor immunity through activation of CD8 T cells and NK cells. Its ligand MICA has been shown… (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
NKG2D is an activating receptor that is expressed on most natural killer (NK) cells, CD8 αβ T cells, and γδ T cells. Among its… (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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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Human MHC class I-related molecules, MICA and MICB, are stress-induced antigens that are recognized by a subset of gamma delta T… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A member of a novel family of the human major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I genes termed MIC (MHC class I chain… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Conventional major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I genes encode molecules that present intracellular peptide antigens to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I genes typically encode polymorphic peptide-binding chains which are ubiquitously… (More)
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