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- Zechmann, Maria, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Developmental and comparative immunology 2013 v.41 no.3 pp. 324-333
- antigens; chickens; genome; mammals; natural killer cells; receptors; spleen
- ... Natural killer cells are innate immune cells that destroy virally infected or transformed cells. They recognize these altered cells by a plethora of diverse receptors and thereby differ from other lymphocytes that use clonally distributed antigen receptors. To date, several receptor families that play a role in either activating or inhibiting NK cells have been identified in mammals. In the chicke ...