The yin and yang of CD1d recognition

Structural studies identify considerable differences in the recognition of CD1d-lipid complexes by the TCRs of type II and type I (invariant) natural killer T cells.

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Figure 1: Differences in the recognition of CD1d by type II NKT cell TCRs and type I iNKT cell TCRs.


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Adams, E., Luoma, A. The yin and yang of CD1d recognition. Nat Immunol 13, 814–815 (2012).

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