Posts Tagged ‘natural killer cells’

November 18, 2011

KIR-Ligand Mismatches Are Associated With Reduced Long-Term Graft Survival in HLA-Compatible Kidney Transplantation


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Natural killer (NK) cells use a complex recognition receptor array to identify target cells including inhibitory receptors that recognize HLA class I on healthy, normal cells. This study proposes a role for NK cells contributing to late allograft loss in HLA-A, -B, and –DR compatible kidney transplants. Combined with the recently identified association of NK […]

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