*  Major histocompatibility complex - Wikipedia
HLA-B27 is an example. It is unclear how exactly having the HLA-B27 tissue type increases the risk of ankylosing spondylitis ... Human MHC class I and II are also called human leukocyte antigen (HLA). To clarify the usage, some of the biomedical literature ... Nonclassical molecules (MHC class IB) exhibit limited polymorphism, expression patterns, and presented antigens; this group is ... appears to be recognized as a self antigen. To offset inbreeding, efforts to sustain genetic diversity in populations of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_histocompatibility_complex
*  Gary Peltz | Stanford Medicine Profiles
Nonradioactive sequence-specific oligonucleotide probes for the polymorphic HLA class II genes have been used to type samples ... GENES WITHIN THE HLA CLASS-II REGION CONFER BOTH PREDISPOSITION AND RESISTANCE TO PRIMARY BILIARY-CIRRHOSIS TISSUE ANTIGENS ... exhibited HLA-DR-restricted cytotoxic activity against antigen-presenting cells pulsed with Borrelia antigen. In response to ... Analysis of pathogen-reactive T cell clones (CD3+4+8-TCR alpha beta +), isolated from the synovial fluid of 2 HLA-B27-positive ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/gary-peltz
*  Frontiers | Impact of the MICA-129Met/Val Dimorphism on NKG2D-Mediated Biological Functions and Disease Risks | Immunology
... is the most polymorphic non-classical MHC class I gene in humans. It encodes a ligand for NKG2D (NK group 2, member D), an ... is the most polymorphic non-classical MHC class I gene in humans. It encodes a ligand for NKG2D (NK group 2, member D), an ... www.ebi.ac.uk/imgt/hla/, release 3.25.0). MICA is encoded within the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) complex close to HLA-B (1, 2 ... Association of major histocompatibility complex class 1 chain-related gene a dimorphism with type 1 diabetes and latent ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fimmu.2016.00588/full
*  Combined Effects of Ankylosing Spondylitis-associated ERAP1 Polymorphisms Outside the Catalytic and Peptide-binding Sites on...
HLA-B27: a registry of constitutive peptide ligands. Tissue Antigens 63, 424-445 [PubMed] ... depending on the particular combination of polymorphic residues. As shown here and also noted recently (24) some HLA-B27 ... ERAP1 genetic variations associated with HLA-B27 interaction and disease severity of syndesmophytes formation in Taiwanese ... 7. Schlosstein L., Terasaki P. I., Bluestone R., Pearson C. M. (1973) High association of an HL-A antigen, W27, with ankylosing ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC3924265/
*  The Region Centromeric to HLA-C Is a Key Region for Understanding the Phenotypic Variability of Psoriatic Arthritis
HLA class II antigens have also been associated with psoriasis and PsA. Thus, associations have been described between HLA-DRB ... a comparative study between HLA-B27 positive and HLA-B27 negative disease," Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, vol. 31, no. ... "Twenty-six new polymorphic microsatellite markers around the HLA-B, -C and -E loci in the human MHC class I region," Tissue ... The spondylitic forms overexpressed the antigen HLA-B. 27 (OR 5.7, 95% CI: 2.4-13.6, ). MICA-A5.1 showed association with ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/isrn/2014/570178/
*  Natural killer cell - Wikipedia
Certain HLA allotypes have been found to determine the progression of HIV to AIDS; an example is the HLA-B57 and HLA-B27 ... polymorphic) MHC I molecules. NCR (natural cytotoxicity receptors), a type of type 1 transmembrane proteins of the ... MHC class I molecules are the main mechanism by which cells display viral or tumor antigens to cytotoxic T cells. A common ... Despite considerable research and data collected measuring the genetic correlation of HLA alleles and KIR allotypes, a firm ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natural_killer_cell
*  Horror Autoinflammaticus: The Molecular Pathophysiology of Autoinflammatory Disease
The association of ankylosing spondylitis susceptibility with the class I molecule HLA-B27 is one of the strongest known HLA ... Folding of HLA-B27 subtypes is determined by the global effect of polymorphic residues and shows incomplete correspondence to ... The inability to explain the association of HLA-B27 with AS on the basis of antigen presentation and models of adaptive ... bone marrow macrophages from HLA-B27 transgenic rats produce increased amounts of type I interferons (32) and possibly IL-23 ( ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC2996236/
*  Human leukocyte antigen - Wikipedia
In this system, antigens were eventually assigned letters and numbers (e.g., HLA-B27 or, shortened, B27). A parallel system ... describes a novel sequence feature variant type (SFVT) approach for HLA genetic analysis that categorizes HLA proteins into ... and loaded onto HLA antigens (to be specific, MHC class II). They are then displayed by the antigen-presenting cells to CD4+ ... The HLA gene complex resides on a 3 Mbp stretch within chromosome 6p21. HLA genes are highly polymorphic, which means that they ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_leucocyte_antigen
*  KIR2DS2 Gene - GeneCards | KI2S2 Protein | KI2S2 Antibody
Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for KIR2DS2 Gene. GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:. *KIR2DS2 protein (A1A4D9_ ... The ligands for several KIR proteins are subsets of HLA class I molecules; thus, KIR proteins are thought to play an important ... Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptors in HLA-B27-associated acute anterior uveitis, with and without axial ... Genetic Association Database (GAD) KIR2DS2 Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator KIR2DS2 Atlas of Genetics and ...
  http://www.genecards.org/cgi-bin/carddisp.pl?gene=KIR2DS2
*  Additional pages Product Categories - Healthmatics | Page 68
HLA-A antigeny Polymorphic class I human histocompatibility (HLA) surface antigens present on almost all nucleated cells. At ... HLA-B27 antigen A specific HLA-B surface antigen subtype. Members of this subtype contain alpha chains that are encoded by the ... HLA-DP antigeny A group of the D-related HLA antigens (human) found to differ from the DR antigens in genetic locus and ... The type species of LENTIVIRUS and the etiologic agent of AIDS. It is characterized by its cytopathic effect and affinity for ...
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*  Frontiers | Molecular Recognition of Paired Receptors in the Immune System | Microbiology
... the immunoglobulin-like and the C-type lectin-like receptors, and explain how these receptors distinguish self and non-self ... the immunoglobulin-like and the C-type lectin-like receptors, and explain how these receptors distinguish self and non-self ... 2008). CD94-NKG2A recognition of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-E bound to an HLA class I leader sequence. J. Exp. Med. 205, 725 ... Macrophage inducible C-type lectin (Mincle, also called CLEC4E) is a type II transmembrane C-type lectin receptor expressed in ...
  https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmicb.2012.00429/full
*  Professor Ellie (Eleanor) Barnes - Nuffield Department of Medicine
... putative human leucocyte antigens (HLA)-class-I wild type and variant epitopes through the prior assessment of polymorphic HCV ... UNLABELLED: Human leukocyte antigen B27 (HLA-B27) is associated with protection in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and ... Genetic diversity within these viral proteins also evolves under selective pressures provided by host human leukocyte antigen ( ... putative human leucocyte antigens (HLA)-class-I wild type and variant epitopes through the prior assessment of polymorphic HCV ...
  https://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/principal-investigators/researcher/ellie-eleanor-barnes
*  Computational Identification and Characterization of a Promiscuous T-Cell Epitope on the Extracellular Protein 85B of...
... processed HLA class II peptides reveal highly conserved immunogenic flanking region sequence preferences that reflect antigen ... "Structural homologies between two HLA B27-restricted peptides suggest residues important for interaction with HLA B27," ... A. V. S. Hill, C. E. M. Allsopp, D. Kwiatkowski et al., "Common West African HLA antigens are associated with protection from ... "A polymorphic pocket at the P10 position contributes to peptide binding specificity in class II MHC proteins," Chemistry & ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2017/4826030/ref/
*  Genetic Variability of the Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I Homologue Encoded by Human Cytomegalovirus Leads to...
... class I antigens (7), which are encoded by a very polymorphic set of cellular genes. ... Leukocyte receptor complex-encoded immunomodulatory receptors show differing specificity for alternative HLA-B27 structures. J ... Genetic content of wild-type human cytomegalovirus. J. Gen. Virol. 85:1301-1312. [PubMed] ... Identification of the CD85 antigen as ILT2, an inhibitory MHC class I receptor of the immunoglobulin superfamily. J. Leukoc. ...
  http://pubmedcentralcanada.ca/pmcc/articles/PMC546563/?lang=en-ca
*  Steven Foung | Stanford Medicine Profiles
MONOCLONAL-ANTIBODY (B27M2) SUBDIVIDING HLA-B27 HUMAN IMMUNOLOGY GRUMET, F. C., Fendly, B. M., Fish, L., Foung, S., Engleman, E ... CLONING AND ANALYSIS OF A RECOMBINANT ANTIGEN CONTAINING AN EPITOPE SPECIFIC FOR HUMAN T-CELL LYMPHOTROPIC VIRUS TYPE-II BLOOD ... This antibody is of the IgM class and directly agglutinates group A red blood cells. Type A1, A2, Aint, A3, AX, Aend and A5 ... Recombinant antigens containing this epitope should be useful for type-specific serologic diagnosis of HTLV-II infection. ...
  https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/steven-foung
*  Translation of HLA-HIV Associations to the Cellular Level: HIV Adapts To Inflate CD8 T Cell Responses against Nef and HLA...
HLA class I-driven evolution of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 subtype c proteome: immune escape and viral load. J. Virol. ... Formulation of HLA-based peptide sets. For every one of the 874 HLA associations identified in the previous genetic analysis ... HLA class I molecule and the viral epitope spanning the polymorphism or distant epitopes linked functionally to the polymorphic ... Clustered mutations in HIV-1 gag are consistently required for escape from HLA-B27-restricted cytotoxic T lymphocyte responses. ...
  http://www.jimmunol.org/content/187/5/2502
*  HLA supertype variation across populations: new insights into the role of natural selection in the evolution of HLA-A and HLA-B...
HLA) alleles which bind overlapping sets of peptides due to sharing specific residues at the anchor positions-the B and F ... The three classical human leukocyte antigen (HLA) class I genes, HLA-A, HLA-B, and HLA-C, are extremely polymorphic and exhibit ... and five for HLA-B (B7, B27, B44, B58, and B62), and they were originally assigned, respectively, to 31 HLA-A and 57 HLA-B ... Chakraborty S, Rahman T, Chakravorty R, Kuchta A, Rabby A, Sahiuzzaman M (2013) HLA supertypes contribute in HIV type 1 ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00251-015-0875-9
*  NOVEL ASSAY FOR DETECTING IMMUNE RESPONSES INVOLVING ANTIGEN SPECIFIC CYTOKINE AND/OR ANTIGEN SPECIFIC CYTOKINE SECRETING T...
9-mers or 10-mers known to be restricted by the HLA-A*0201 or HLA-B8 Class I molecules. Therefore, we reasoned that the antigen ... class I molecules. The MHC complex is considered the most polymorphic region of the human genome and consists of at least 200- ... Th-1-type cytokine-producing cells. This is a unique feature for detecting antigen-specific IFN-γ producing cells through the ... 0042] For instance, if a cell in the body were to be infected with a virus, antigens encoded by the virus could be expressed on ...
  http://www.patentsencyclopedia.com/app/20120196289