Natural Killer T-Cells

Known as: Killer T-Cell, Natural, Natural Killer T Cells, NKT Cells 
A specialized subset of T-LYMPHOCYTES that exhibit features of INNATE IMMUNITY similar to that of NATURAL KILLER CELLS. They are reactive to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Natural killer T cells (NKT cells) recognize glycolipid antigens presented by CD1d. These cells express an evolutionarily… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The most potent foreign antigens for natural killer T cells (NKT cells) are α-linked glycolipids, whereas NKT cell self… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
CD1d-restricted natural killer T cells (NKT cells) possess a wide range of effector and regulatory activities that are related to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND/AIMS Dietary factors and intestinal bacteria play an important role in the rapidly increasing incidence of obesity and… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Natural killer T cells (NKT cells) are selected in the thymus by self-glycolipid antigens presented by CD1d molecules. It is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We examined the in vivo behavior of liver natural killer T cells (NKT cells) by intravital fluorescence microscopic imaging of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A group of T cells recognizes glycolipids presented by molecules of the CD1 family. The CD1d-restricted natural killer T cells… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Both osteopontin (OPN) and natural killer T (NKT) cells play a role in the development of immunological disorders. We examined a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Dendritic cell (DC) maturation is an innate response that leads to adaptive immunity to coadministered proteins. To begin to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Using a mouse model in which tumors show a growth-regression-recurrence pattern, we investigated the mechanisms for down… (More)
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