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- Interactions Between Natural Killer Cells, Cortisol and Prolactin in Malaria During Pregnancy

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Table 1: Characteristics of NK cell receptors.
Receptor Family Genes Species Function Known ligands
KIR Ig Multigene H, Hd, Ho Activating or inhibitory Broad MHC I specificity
LIR/ILT Ig Multigene H Activating or inhibitory Broad MHC I specificity
NKp30 Ig Single H, Hd, Ro Activating ?
NKp44 Ig Single H Activating Hemagglutinins
NKp46 Ig Single H, Hd, Ro Activating Hemagglutinins
NKp80 Ig Single H Activating ?
Siglec-7 Ig Single H Inhibitory Sialic acid
LAIR Ig Single H Inhibitory Ep-CAM
2B4 Ig Single H, Ro Activating CD48
NKG2D CLD Single H, Hd, Ro Activating MICA/B, ULBP
Ly49 CLD Multigene H, Hd, Ro Activating or inhibitory HLA I, M157, Hm1-C4
CD94/NKG CLD Multigene H, Hd, Ro Activating or inhibitory HLA-E, Qa-1b
KLRB1 CLD Multigene H, Hd, Ro Activating or inhibitory C-type lectin related molecule
TLR Toll like Multigene A, V Activating Pathogen- associated molecules

A, arthropods; CLD, C-type lectin domain family; H, human; Ho, humanoids; HLA, human leukocyte antigen; Ig, immunoglobulin superfamily; ILT, immunoglobulin-like transcript receptors; KIR, killer immunoglobulin-like receptors; LIR, leukocyte immunoglobulin-like receptors; MHC, major histocompatibility complex; NK, natural killer; Ro, rodents; TLR, toll-like receptors; V, vertebrates.

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Source: Clin Med Res. vol 4(1) pp. 33–41,  March 2006

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