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Publications citing CD1d Tetramers

Barral, P. et al. (2012). The location of splenic NKT cells favours their rapid activation by blood-borne antigen. The EMBO Journal [PubMedID:22505026]

Barral, P. et al. (2010). CD169+ Macrophages present lipid antigens to mediated early activation of invariant NKT cells in lymph nodes. Nature Immunology. 11: 303. [PubMedID: 20228797]

Bellone et al (2010) iNKT cells control mouse spontaneous carcinoma independently of tumor-specific cytotoxic T cells PLoS One  5:e8646 [PubMedID: 20072624]

Boyson et al (2008) NKT cells at the maternal-fetal interface. Immunological Investigation 37:565 [PubMedID: 18716938]

Chang et al (2011) IL-15Rα of Radiation-Resistant Cells Is Necessary and Sufficient for Thymic Invariant NKT Cell Survival and Functional Maturation. Journal of Immunology 187:1235 [PubMedID: 21709149]

Chi et al (2011) Invariant natural killer T cells in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Respirology epub [PubMedID:22098381]

Chiba, A et al (2014) Basic Techniques for Studies of iNKT Cells and MAIT Cells. Methods in Molecular Biology (Arthritis Research). 1142. pp.75-84. [PubMedID: 24706277]

Chuang et al (2011) α-Galactosylceramide ameliorates autoimmune diabetes in non-obese diabetic mice through a suppressive effect mediated by CD8+ T cells. Immunology Letters 138:54 [PubMedID: 21392534]

Damayanti et al (2010) Serial OX40 engagement on CD4+ T cells and natural killer T cells causes allergic airway inflammation. Am J Resp & Critical Care Medicine 7:688 [PubMedID: 20019337]

Dickgreber et al (2012) Immature murine NKT cells pass through a stage of developmentally programmed innate IL-4 secretion. Journal of Leukocyte Biology [PubMedID:22941735]

Duramad et al (2011) Pharmacologic expansion of donor-derived, naturally occurring CD4(+)Foxp3(+) regulatory T cells reduces acute graft-versus-host disease lethality without abrogating the graft-versus-leukemia effect in murine models. Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation 17:1154 [PubMedID: 21145405]

Engkilde, K., et al. (2010). Prevention of Diabetes in NOD Mice by Repeated Exposures to a Contact Allergen Inducing a Sub-Clinical Dermatitis PLoS ONE 5: e10591 [PubMedID: 20485668]

Engkilde, K., et al. (2011). Prevention of type 1 diabetes by inducing subclinical dermatitis on a small area Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 27:954 [PubMedID: 22069292]

Enomoto et al (2007) Immunization with dendritic cells loaded with α-galactosylceramide at priming phase, but not at boosting phase, enhances cytotoxic T lymphocyte activity against infection by intracellular bacteria FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 51:350 [PubMedID:17760876]

Fedeli, M. et al. (2009). Dicer-dependent microRNA pathway controls invariant NKT cell development. J. Immunol. 183: 2506-2512. [PubMedID: 19625646]

Finkelstein et al (2011) Abnormal Changes in NKT Cells, the IGF-1 Axis, and Liver Pathology in an Animal Model of ALS. PLoS One 6:e22374 [PubMedID: 21829620]

Jukes et al (2011) Bystander Activation of iNKT Cells Occurs During Conventional T-Cell Alloresponses American Journal of Transplantation 12:590 [PubMedID:22070799]

Joshi et al (2012) Differential contribution of dendritic cell CD1d to NKT cell-enhanced humoral immunity and CD8+ T cell activation Journal of Leukocyte Biology epub [PubMedID:22331103]

Jukes et al (2012) Bystander Activation of iNKT Cells Occurs During Conventional T-Cell Alloresponses. American Journal of Transplantation 12:590 [PubMedID:22070799]

Karmakar et al (2012) TLR4 and NKT Cell Synergy in Immunotherapy against Visceral Leishmaniasis. PLoS Pathogens 8:e1002646 [PubMedID:22511870]

Kidoya et al (2011) The apelin/APJ system induces maturation of the tumor vasculature and improves the efficiency of immune therapy. Oncogene epub [PubMedID:22037214]

Kobayashi et al (2012) NKT cells suppress zymosan A-mediated granuloma formation in the liver by modulating IFNγ and IL-10 Immunology epub [PubMedID:22268994]

Koh et al (2010) Natural killer T cells are dispensable in the development of allergen-induced airway hyperresponsiveness, inflammation and remodelling in a mouse model of chronic asthma. Clinical and Experimental Immunology 161:159 [PubMedID: 20456411]

Koh, Y-I. et al. (2009). Inverse association of peripheral blood CD4+ invariant natural killer T cells with atopy in human asthma. Human Immunol. epub ahead of print. [PubMedID: 19879910]

Locci, M. et al. (2009). The Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein is required for iNKT cell maturation and function. J. Exp. Med. 206: 735-742. [PubMedID: 19307326]

Lotter, H. et al. (2009). Natural killer T cells activated by a lipopeptidophosphoglycan from Entamoeba histolytica are critically important to control amebic liver abscess. PLoS Pathogens. 5:e1000434. [PubMedID: 19436711]

Luo et al (2012) Immune reconstitution to cytomegalovirus following partially matched-related donor transplantation: impact of in vivo T-cell depletion and granulocyte colony-stimulating factor-primed peripheral blood/bone marrow mixed grafts Transplant Infectious Disease epub[PubMedID:22372613]

Lynch et al (2009) Invariant NKT cells and CD1d(+) cells amass in human omentum and are depleted in patients with cancer and obesity. European Journal of Immunology 39:1893 [PubMedID: 19585513]

Mallevaey, T. et al. (2007). Invariant and non-invariant natural killer T cells exert opposite regulatory functions on the immune response during murine schistosomiasis. Infect. Immun. 75: 2171-2180. [PubMedID:17353286]

Matsumoto H., et al (2011) Coincidence of autoantibody production with the activation of natural killer T cells in α-galactosylceramide-mediated hepatic injury.  Immunology. 133:21  [PubMedID: 21320121]

McKee et al (2012) Virus-like particles and α-galactosylceramide form a self-adjuvanting composite particle that elicits anti-tumor responses. Journal of Controlled Release [PubMedID:22386518]

Min et al (2011) MHC Class II-Restricted Interaction between Thymocytes Plays an Essential Role in the Production of Innate CD8+ T Cells. Journal of Immunology 186:5749 [PubMedID: 21478404]

Miyagi et al (2010) Absence of invariant natural killer T cells deteriorates liver inflammation and fibrosis in mice fed high-fat diet. Journal of Gastroenterology. 45:1247 [PubMedID: 20596733]

Paget, C. et al (2012) Interleukin-22 is produced by invariant natural killer T lymphocytes during influenza A virus infection: potential role in protection against lung epithelial damage Journal of Biological Chemistry epub [PubMedID:22294696]

Paget, C. et al (2011) Potential Role of Invariant NKT Cells in the Control of Pulmonary Inflammation and CD8+ T Cell Response during Acute Influenza A Virus H3N2 Pneumonia. Journal of Immunology 186:5590 PubMedID: 21490153]

Paget, C. et al. (2009). Role of invariant NK T lymphocytes in immune responses to CpG oligodeoxynucleotides. J. Immunol. 182: 1846-1853 [PubMedID: 19201836]

Paget C. et al. (2007). Activation of invariant NKT cells by toll-like receptor 9-stimulated dendritic cells requires type I interferon and charged glycosphingolipids.Immunity 4:567  [PubMedID: 17950005]

Petersen et al (2011) Exploiting the Role of Endogenous Lymphoid-Resident Dendritic Cells in the Priming of NKT Cells and CD8+ T Cells to Dendritic Cell-Based Vaccines. PLoS One 6: e17657  [PubMedID: 21483862]

Plati et al (2009) Development and maturation of invariant NKT cells in the presence of lysosomal engulfment. European Journal of Immunology 39:2748 [PubMedID: 19637231]

Porubsky et al (2012) Globosides but not isoglobosides can impact the development of invariant NKT cells and their interaction with dendritic cells. Journal of Immunology 189:3007[PubMedID:22875802]

Porubsky, S. et al. (2007). Normal development and function of invariant natural killer T cells in mice with isoglobotrihexosylceramide (iGb3) deficiency. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104: 5977-5982. [PubMedID:17372206]

Porubsky S. et al (2008) Glycosphingolipids Gb3 and iGb3 In vivo roles in hemolytic-uremic syndrome and iNKT cell function Pathologe 29:297 [PubMedID:18810447]

Postigo et al (2012) Mice Deficient in CD38 Develop an Attenuated Form of Collagen Type II-Induced Arthritis. PLoS One 7:e33534 [PubMedID:22438945]

Rachitskaya, A V. et al. (2008). Cutting edge: NKT cells constitutively express IL-23 receptor and ROR{gamma}t and rapidly produce IL-17 upon receptor ligation in an IL-6-independent fashion. J. Immunol. 180: 5167-5171. [PubMedID:18390697]

Rolf, J. et al. (2008). Molecular profiling reveals distinct functional attributes of CD1d-restricted natural killer (NK) T cell subsets. Molecular Immunology. 45: 2607-2620 [PubMedID: 18304639]

Scheichl et al (2011) Tumor development in murine ulcerative colitis depends on MyD88 signaling of colonic F4/80+CD11b(high)Gr1(low) macrophages. Journal of Clinical Investigation 121:1692  [PubMedID: 21519141]

Schouten et al (2012) Invariant Natural Killer T Cells Contribute to the Allergic Response in Cow’s Milk Protein-Sensitized Mice. International archives of Allergy and Immunology 159:51 [PubMedID:22555211]

Sherlock et al (2012) IL-23 induces spondyloarthropathy by acting on ROR-γt+ CD3+CD4−CD8− entheseal resident T cells. Nature Medicine 18:1069 [PubMedID:22772566]

Shim et al (2012) TLR4, 5, and 9 Agonists Inhibit Murine Airway Invariant Natural Killer T Cells in an IL-12-Dependent Manner. Allergy Asthma Immunology Research 4:295 [PubMedID:22950036]

Smithgall, MD. et al (2008) IL-33 amplifies both Th1- and Th2-type responses through its activity on human basophils, allergen-reactive Th2 cells, iNKT and NK cells. International Immunology. 20: 1019-1030[PubMedID: 18550585]

Southcombe et al (2010) Peripheral blood invariant natural killer T cells throughout pregnancy and in preeclamptic women. Journal of Reproductive Immunology 87:52 [PubMedID:20850184]

Stolberg et al (2011) CC Chemokine Receptor 4 Contributes to Innate NK and Chronic Stage T Helper Cell Recall Responses during Mycobacterium bovis Infection The American Journal of Pathology 173:233 [PubMedID:21224060]

Taraban, V Y. et al. (2008). Invariant NKT cells promote CD8+ cytotoxic T cell responses by inducing CD70 expression on dendritic cells. J. Immunol. 180: 4615-20. [PubMedID:18354184]

Taraban et al (2011) Sustained TL1A expression modulates effector and regulatory T-cell responses and drives intestinal goblet cell hyperplasia Mucosal Immunology 4:186 [PubMedID:20962771]

Tefit et al (2010) NKT cell responses to glycolipid activation. Methods in Molecular Biology 626:149 [PubMedID:20099127]

Terabe et al (2008) IL-15 expands unconventional CD8ααNK1. 1+ T cells but not Vα14Jα18+ NKT cells. Journal of Immunology 180:7276 [PubMedID:18490727]

Tian et al (2012) Loss of T cell microRNA provides systemic protection against autoimmune pathology in mice Journal of AutoImmunity 38:39 [PubMedID:22225602]

Tripp, C. et al (2009). Glycolipids Injected into the Skin Are Presented to NKT Cells in the Draining Lymph Node Independently of Migratory Skin Dendritic Cells. The Journal of Immunology 182(12)[PubMedID:19494288]

Wehr et al (2013). Chemokine Receptor CXCR6-Dependent Hepatic NK T Cell Accumulation Promotes Inflammation and Liver Fibrosis. The Journal of Immunology 190: 5226-5236. [PubMed ID: 23596313]

Xiao et al (2009) EBV-Induced Human CD8+ NKT Cells Synergise CD4+ NKT Cells Suppressing EBV-Associated Tumours Upon Induction of Th1-Bias. Cellular and Molecular Immunology 6:327 [PubMedID:19887050]

Xiong et al (2010) Novel cancer vaccine based on genes of Salmonella pathogenicity island 2. International Journal of Cancer 126:2622 [PubMedID:19824039]

Yuling, H. et al.. (2009). EBV-induced human CD8 + NKT cells suppress tumorigenesis by EBV-associated malignancies. Cancer Res. 69: 7935-7944 [PubMedID: 19808969]

Zaini et al (2007) OX40 ligand expressed by DCs costimulates NKT and CD4+ Th cell antitumor immunity in mice. Journal of Clinical Investigation 11:3330 [PubMedID: 17975668]

Zhu, S et al (2014) CCL25/CCR9 Interactions Regulate the Function of iNKT Cells in Oxazolone-Induced Colitis in Mice. PLoS One. 9(6). e100167. [PubMedID: 24936795]

Zygmunt et al (2012) NKT Cell Stimulation with α-Galactosylceramide Results in a Block of Th17 Differentiation after Intranasal Immunization in Mice PLoS One 7:e30382 [PubMedID:22291945]

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Publications citing ProImmune Peptides

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Publications citing PEPscreen® Peptide Libraries

Bertholet, S. et al. (2009). Optimized subunit vaccine protects against experimental leishmaniasis. Vaccine. 27: 7036-7045. [PubMedID: 19786136]

Bresson, D. et al. (2009). Genetic-induced variations in the GAD65 T-cell repertoire governs efficacy of anti-CD3/GAD65 combination therapy in new-onset type I diabetes. Mol. Ther. epub ahead of print. [PubMedID: 19690518]

Deterding, K. et al. (2009). Clearance of chronic HCV infection during acute delta hepatitis. Infection. 37: 159-162. [PubMedID:18084714]

Elkord, E. et al. (2008) An MVA-based vaccine targeting the oncofetal antigen 5T4 in patients undergoing surgical resection of colorectal cancer liver metastases. J Immunother. 31: 820-829. [PubMedID: 18833005]

Jackson, S.E. (2014) Diverse Specificities, Phenotypes, and Antiviral Activities of Cytomegalovirus-Specific CD8+ T Cells . Journal of Virology. 88(18). pp 10894-10908. [PubMedID: 25008941]

Lange et al (2011). Sleep after Vaccination Boosts Immunological Memory. The Journal of Immunology. 187: 283-290. [PubMed ID: 21632713]

Molder, T. et al. (2009). Elicitation of broad CTL response against HIV-1 by the DNA vaccine encoding artificial multi-component fusion protein MultiHIV-study in domestic pigs. Vaccine. epub ahead of print. [PubMedID: 19879232]

Oliveira, ALA. et al. (2009). High Frequencies of functionally competent circulating Tax-specific CD8+T cells in human T lymphotropic virus type 2 (HTLV-2) infection. J Immunol. 183: 2597-2965 [PubMedID: 19657093]

Romano, M. et al. (2008) Immunogenicity and protective efficacy of tuberculosis subunit vaccines expressing PPE44 (Rv2770c). Vaccine. 26: 6053-6063. [PubMedID: 18822333]

Roupie, V et al. (2008) Immunogenicity and protective efficacy of DNA vaccines encoding MAP0586c and MAP4308c of Mycobacterium avium [PubMedID: 18652866]

Savolainen, L. et al. (2008) Pilot study of the diagnostic potential of the Mycobacterium tuberculosisrecombinant HBHA protein in a vaccinated population in Finland. PLoS one. 3: e3272 [PubMedID: 18815611]

Sieling, P. et al. (2008). Conserved mycobacterial lipoglycoproteins activate TLR2 but also require glycosylation for MHC class II-restricted T cell activation. J. Immunol. 180:5833-42. [PubMedID:18424702]

Skoberne, M. et al. (2008). KBMA Listeria monocytogenes is an effective vector for DC-mediated induction of antitumor immunity. J. Clin. Invest. 118: 3990-4001[PubMedID: 19033668]

Suneetha, P. et al (2009). Effect of peptide pools on effector functions of antigen-specific CD8+ T cells. Journal of Immunological Methods 342(1) [PMID:19135447]

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Publications citing ProMix™

Oliveira, ALA. et al. (2009). High Frequencies of functionally competent circulating Tax-specific CD8+T cells in human T lymphotropic virus type 2 (HTLV-2) infection. J Immunol. 183: 2597-2965 [PubMedID: 19657093]

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