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Alternative spliced CD1d transcripts in human bronchial epithelial cells.

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CD1d is a MHC I like molecule which presents glycolipid to natural killer T (NKT) cells, a group of cells with diverse but critical immune regulatory functions in the immune system. These cells are required for optimal defence against bacterial, viral, protozoan, and fungal infections, and control of immune-pathology and autoimmune diseases. CD1d is expressed on antigen presenting cells but also found on some non-haematopoietic cells. However, it has not been observed on bronchial epithelium,...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0022726

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
6
Issue:
8
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Article: e22726
Publication date:
2011
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1932-6203
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1932-6203
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uuid:e44f3aea-4df7-4d9a-9102-552cd33247f6
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172053
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