CD Markers

Topic Completed: 22 September 2020

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PubMed Search: CD159c

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. CD159c. website. Accessed January 15th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Plays a role as a receptor for the recognition of MHC class I HLA-E molecules by natural killer cells and some cytotoxic T-cells (Front Immunol 2018;9:686)
  • Also known as NKG2C, KLRC2
Positive staining - normal
  • Natural killer cells and CD8+ T-cells
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