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CD1b protein presents glycolipids of various tail lengths to T cells. The crystal structure of CD1b sheds light on its ability to accommodate these different glycolipids.

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  1. Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA.

    • Kayvan R. Niazi
    •  & Robert L. Modlin
  2. Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA.

    • Steven A. Porcelli
  3. Molecular Biology Institute and Division of Dermatology, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA. rmodlin@mednet.ucla.edu

    • Robert L. Modlin

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