Gene Symbol: H2-K1
Description: histocompatibility 2, K1, K region
Alias: H-2K, H-2K(d), H2-K, H-2 class I histocompatibility antigen, K-W28 alpha chain, H-2 class I histocompatibility antigen, K-B alpha chain, H-2 class I histocompatibility antigen, K-D alpha chain, H-2 class I histocompatibility antigen, K-K alpha chain, H-2 class I histocompatibility antigen, K-Q alpha chain, H-2K(B), H-2K(K), H-2K(Q), MHC H2-K transplantation antigen, MHC class I H2-K-b-alpha-2 cell surface glycoprotein, MHC class I antigen, MHC class I heavy chain H2-K, class I major histocompatibility antigen H-2Kd
Species: mouse
Products:     H2-K1

Top Publications

  1. Rolph M, Raupach B, Köbernick H, Collins H, Perarnau B, Lemonnier F, et al. MHC class Ia-restricted T cells partially account for beta2-microglobulin-dependent resistance to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Eur J Immunol. 2001;31:1944-9 pubmed
    ..Thus, antigen presentation via MHC class Ia is an important component in resistance to M. tuberculosis, but its absence only partially accounts for the increased susceptibility of beta 2-microglobulin-deficient mice. ..
  2. Seaman M, Perarnau B, Lindahl K, Lemonnier F, Forman J. Response to Listeria monocytogenes in mice lacking MHC class Ia molecules. J Immunol. 1999;162:5429-36 pubmed
    ..Thus, class Ia-deficient animals have a CD8+ T cell repertoire capable of recognizing both class Ia and class Ib molecules and can generate protective immunity to LM. ..
  3. Datwani A, McConnell M, Kanold P, Micheva K, Busse B, Shamloo M, et al. Classical MHCI molecules regulate retinogeniculate refinement and limit ocular dominance plasticity. Neuron. 2009;64:463-70 pubmed publisher
    ..H2-K(b) and H2-D(b) ligands, signaling via neuronal MHCI receptors, may enable activity-dependent remodeling of brain circuits during developmental critical periods. ..
  4. Tan J, Dudl E, Leroy E, Murray R, Sprent J, Weinberg K, et al. IL-7 is critical for homeostatic proliferation and survival of naive T cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2001;98:8732-7 pubmed
    ..Thus, naïve T cells disappeared gradually over a 1-month period upon adoptive transfer into IL-7(-) hosts. These findings indicate that naive T cells depend on IL-7 for survival and homeostatic proliferation. ..
  5. Le A, Bernhard E, Holterman M, Strub S, Parham P, Lacy E, et al. Cytotoxic T cell responses in HLA-A2.1 transgenic mice. Recognition of HLA alloantigens and utilization of HLA-A2.1 as a restriction element. J Immunol. 1989;142:1366-71 pubmed
    ..1 acts as a restricting element for human nominal Ag. These results are discussed in the context of current models of T cell repertoire development. ..
  6. Hoglund P, Glas R, Menard C, Kase A, Johansson M, Franksson L, et al. Beta2-microglobulin-deficient NK cells show increased sensitivity to MHC class I-mediated inhibition, but self tolerance does not depend upon target cell expression of H-2Kb and Db heavy chains. Eur J Immunol. 1998;28:370-8 pubmed
    ..However, the mechanisms for enhanced inhibition by MHC class I molecules appear to be unrelated to self tolerance in beta2m- mice, which may instead operate through mechanisms involving triggering pathways. ..
  7. D Orazio S, Halme D, Ploegh H, Starnbach M. Class Ia MHC-deficient BALB/c mice generate CD8+ T cell-mediated protective immunity against Listeria monocytogenes infection. J Immunol. 2003;171:291-8 pubmed
    ..monocytogenes challenge. These results suggest that even a limited number of class Ib MHC-restricted T cells are sufficient to generate the rapid recall response required for protection against secondary infection with L. monocytogenes. ..
  8. Das G, Sheridan S, Janeway C. The source of early IFN-gamma that plays a role in Th1 priming. J Immunol. 2001;167:2004-10 pubmed
    ..Therefore, they arise on MHC class Ib molecules that do not depend on TAP-1 transporters. ..
  9. Xu H, Chun T, Choi H, Wang B, Wang C. Impaired response to Listeria in H2-M3-deficient mice reveals a nonredundant role of MHC class Ib-specific T cells in host defense. J Exp Med. 2006;203:449-59 pubmed
    ..Thus, the early H2-M3-restricted response temporally bridges the gap between innate and adaptive immune responses, subsequently affecting the function of both branches of the immune system. ..

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  1. Brodin P, Lakshmikanth T, Johansson S, Kärre K, Höglund P. The strength of inhibitory input during education quantitatively tunes the functional responsiveness of individual natural killer cells. Blood. 2009;113:2434-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Our data suggest that the capacity of an individual NK cell to respond to stimulation is quantitatively controlled by the extent of inhibitory signals that are received from MHC class I molecules during NK-cell education. ..
  2. Perarnau B, Saron M, Reina San Martin B, Bervas N, Ong H, Soloski M, et al. Single H2Kb, H2Db and double H2KbDb knockout mice: peripheral CD8+ T cell repertoire and anti-lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus cytolytic responses. Eur J Immunol. 1999;29:1243-52 pubmed
    ..Mice expressing a restricted set of histocompatibility class I molecules should represent useful tools to evaluate the immunological potentials of individual MHC class I molecules. ..
  3. Kern P, Teng M, Smolyar A, Liu J, Liu J, Hussey R, et al. Structural basis of CD8 coreceptor function revealed by crystallographic analysis of a murine CD8alphaalpha ectodomain fragment in complex with H-2Kb. Immunity. 1998;9:519-30 pubmed
  4. Pascolo S, Bervas N, Ure J, Smith A, Lemonnier F, Perarnau B. HLA-A2.1-restricted education and cytolytic activity of CD8(+) T lymphocytes from beta2 microglobulin (beta2m) HLA-A2.1 monochain transgenic H-2Db beta2m double knockout mice. J Exp Med. 1997;185:2043-51 pubmed
    ..1-restricted immunodominant epitope in humans. Such mice might constitute a versatile animal model for the study of HLA-A2.1-restricted CTL responses of vaccine interest. ..
  5. Murali Krishna K, Lau L, Sambhara S, Lemonnier F, Altman J, Ahmed R. Persistence of memory CD8 T cells in MHC class I-deficient mice. Science. 1999;286:1377-81 pubmed
    ..Thus, after naïve CD8 T cells differentiate into memory cells, they evolve an MHC class I-independent "life-style" and do not require further stimulation with specific or cross-reactive antigen for their maintenance. ..
  6. Cho H, Choi H, Xu H, Felio K, Wang C. Nonconventional CD8+ T cell responses to Listeria infection in mice lacking MHC class Ia and H2-M3. J Immunol. 2011;186:489-98 pubmed publisher
    ..These data demonstrate that other MHC class Ib-restricted CD8(+) T cells, in addition to H2-M3-restricted T cells, contribute to antilisterial immunity and may contribute to immune responses against other intracellular bacteria. ..
  7. Johansson S, Johansson M, Rosmaraki E, Vahlne G, Mehr R, Salmon Divon M, et al. Natural killer cell education in mice with single or multiple major histocompatibility complex class I molecules. J Exp Med. 2005;201:1145-55 pubmed
  8. Thams S, Brodin P, Plantman S, Saxelin R, Kärre K, Cullheim S. Classical major histocompatibility complex class I molecules in motoneurons: new actors at the neuromuscular junction. J Neurosci. 2009;29:13503-15 pubmed publisher
  9. Carlyle J, Jamieson A, Gasser S, Clingan C, Arase H, Raulet D. Missing self-recognition of Ocil/Clr-b by inhibitory NKR-P1 natural killer cell receptors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004;101:3527-32 pubmed
    ..Remarkably, Ocil/Clr-b is frequently down-regulated on mouse tumor cell lines, indicating a role for this receptor-ligand system in a new form of "missing self-recognition" of tumor cells. ..
  10. Vugmeyster Y, Glas R, Perarnau B, Lemonnier F, Eisen H, Ploegh H. Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I KbDb -/- deficient mice possess functional CD8+ T cells and natural killer cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1998;95:12492-7 pubmed
    ..KbDb -/- animals also have natural killer cells that retain their cytotoxic potential. ..
  11. Blanchard N, Kanaseki T, Escobar H, Delebecque F, Nagarajan N, Reyes Vargas E, et al. Endoplasmic reticulum aminopeptidase associated with antigen processing defines the composition and structure of MHC class I peptide repertoire in normal and virus-infected cells. J Immunol. 2010;184:3033-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the characteristic length, as well as the composition of MHC-I peptide cargo, is determined not only by the MHC-I peptide-binding groove but also by ERAAP proteolysis in the endoplasmic reticulum. ..
  12. Seaman M, Wang C, Forman J. MHC class Ib-restricted CTL provide protection against primary and secondary Listeria monocytogenes infection. J Immunol. 2000;165:5192-201 pubmed
    ..Together, these data demonstrate that class Ib-restricted CTL play an important role in clearing a primary LM infection and generate a memory population capable of providing significant protection against subsequent infection. ..
  13. Adelson J, Barreto G, Xu L, Kim T, Brott B, Ouyang Y, et al. Neuroprotection from stroke in the absence of MHCI or PirB. Neuron. 2012;73:1100-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, molecules that function in the immune system act not only to limit synaptic plasticity in healthy neurons, but also to exacerbate brain injury after ischemia. These results suggest therapies for stroke by targeting MHCI and PirB. ..
  14. Hammer G, Gonzalez F, James E, Nolla H, Shastri N. In the absence of aminopeptidase ERAAP, MHC class I molecules present many unstable and highly immunogenic peptides. Nat Immunol. 2007;8:101-8 pubmed
    ..Thus, ERAAP is a 'quintessential editor' of the peptide-MHC repertoire and, paradoxically, its absence enhances immunogenicity. ..
  15. Hasenkrug K, Nathenson S. Nucleic acid sequences of the H-2Ks and H-2Ksm1 genes. Immunogenetics. 1991;34:60-1 pubmed
  16. Tang X, Wan Y, Chen L, Chen T, Yu S, Xiong Z, et al. H-2Kb-restricted CTL epitopes from mouse heparanase elicit an antitumor immune response in vivo. Cancer Res. 2008;68:1529-37 pubmed publisher
    ..These epitopes may serve as valuable tools for the preclinical evaluation of vaccination strategies. ..
  17. Das G, Das J, Eynott P, Zhang Y, Bothwell A, Van Kaer L, et al. Pivotal roles of CD8+ T cells restricted by MHC class I-like molecules in autoimmune diseases. J Exp Med. 2006;203:2603-11 pubmed
    ..These findings provide direct evidence that CD8+ ILLs are sufficient to initiate and mediate autoimmune diseases. ..
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    ..We postulate that the mechanism which generates polymorphic variation of the A beta chain may be involved in generating the restriction site polymorphism within or near the A beta chain gene. ..
  19. Naeher D, Daniels M, Hausmann B, Guillaume P, Luescher I, Palmer E. A constant affinity threshold for T cell tolerance. J Exp Med. 2007;204:2553-9 pubmed
    ..The affinity threshold for self-tolerance appears to be a constant for cytotoxic T lymphocytes. ..
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  21. Jayawardena Wolf J, Benlagha K, Chiu Y, Mehr R, Bendelac A. CD1d endosomal trafficking is independently regulated by an intrinsic CD1d-encoded tyrosine motif and by the invariant chain. Immunity. 2001;15:897-908 pubmed
    ..These results reveal the complexity of CD1d trafficking and suggest that the invariant chain was a component of ancestral antigen presentation pathways prior to the evolution of MHC and CD1. ..
  22. Rafei M, Hardy M, Williams P, Vanegas J, Forner K, Dulude G, et al. Development and function of innate polyclonal TCRalphabeta+ CD8+ thymocytes. J Immunol. 2011;187:3133-44 pubmed publisher
    ..We concluded that innate TCR??(+) CD8 T cells represent a sizeable proportion of normal thymocytes whose development and function differ in many ways from those of conventional CD8 T cells. ..
  23. Quigley M, Greenaway H, Venturi V, Lindsay R, Quinn K, Seder R, et al. Convergent recombination shapes the clonotypic landscape of the naive T-cell repertoire. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:19414-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings provide a framework for understanding the early mobilization of public CD8(+) T-cell clonotypes, which can exert profound biological effects during acute infectious processes. ..
  24. Ark B, Gummere G, Bennett D, Artzt K. Mapping of the Pim-1 oncogene in mouse t-haplotypes and its use to define the relative map positions of the tcl loci t0(t6) and tw12 and the marker tf (tufted). Genomics. 1991;10:385-9 pubmed
    ..The mapping of two allelic t-lethals, t0 and t6 with respect to tw12 and tf has also been a problem.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS) ..
  25. Cardoso E, Macedo M, Rohrlich P, Ribeiro E, Silva M, Lemonnier F, et al. Increased hepatic iron in mice lacking classical MHC class I molecules. Blood. 2002;100:4239-41 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate for the first time that classical MHC-I molecules could be involved in the regulation of iron metabolism and contribute to the established genotype/phenotype discrepancies seen in HH. ..
  26. Messaoudi I, Warner J, Nikolich Zugich D, Fischer M, Nikolich Zugich J. Molecular, cellular, and antigen requirements for development of age-associated T cell clonal expansions in vivo. J Immunol. 2006;176:301-8 pubmed
  27. Azoulay Cayla A, Dethlefs S, Perarnau B, Larsson Sciard E, Lemonnier F, Brahic M, et al. H-2D(b-/-) mice are susceptible to persistent infection by Theiler's virus. J Virol. 2000;74:5470-6 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate that the H-2D(b) and H-2K(b) genes play nonredundant roles in the resistance to this persistent infection. ..
  28. Huang H, Hao S, Li F, Ye Z, Yang J, Xiang J. CD4+ Th1 cells promote CD8+ Tc1 cell survival, memory response, tumor localization and therapy by targeted delivery of interleukin 2 via acquired pMHC I complexes. Immunology. 2007;120:148-59 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, these results will have important implications for designing adoptive T-cell immunotherapy protocols in treatment of solid tumors. ..
  29. Surman S, Rudraraju R, Woodland D, Dash P, Thomas P, Hurwitz J. Clonally related CD8+ T cells responsible for rapid population of both diffuse nasal-associated lymphoid tissue and lung after respiratory virus infection. J Immunol. 2011;187:835-41 pubmed publisher
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    ..In beta2-microglobulin (beta2m)-deficient mice, all of the TCR-alpha/beta CD8alpha/alpha and CD8alpha/beta T cells disappear, but TCR-gamma/delta cells are unaffected by the absence of beta2m. ..
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    ..However, neither new strain is able to map any H-2-associated restriction fragment length polymorphism with an H-2 cDNA probe even though both strains are recombinant in the 2 cM Qglo-1-H-2K interval. ..
  33. Tvinnereim A, Wizel B. CD8+ T cell protective immunity against Chlamydia pneumoniae includes an H2-M3-restricted response that is largely CD4+ T cell-independent. J Immunol. 2007;179:3947-57 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that H2-M3-restricted CD8+ T cells contribute to protective immunity against Cpn, and that chlamydial Ags presented by MHC class Ib molecules may represent novel targets for inclusion in anti-Cpn vaccines. ..
  34. Ford M, Young K, Zhang Z, Ohashi P, Zhang L. The immune regulatory function of lymphoproliferative double negative T cells in vitro and in vivo. J Exp Med. 2002;196:261-7 pubmed
    ..These findings clearly demonstrate that B6/lpr DNTC have a potent immune regulatory function in vitro and in vivo. They also provide new insights into the mechanisms involved in the development of autoimmune disease in lpr mice...
  35. Liu J, Shen Y, Li M, Shi Q, Zhang A, Miao F, et al. The expression pattern of classical MHC class I molecules in the development of mouse central nervous system. Neurochem Res. 2013;38:290-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The investigation of the expression pattern of H-2D(b) at both embryonic and postnatal stages is important for further understanding the physiological and pathological roles of H2-D(b) in the developing CNS. ..
  36. Spiliotis E, Pentcheva T, Edidin M. Probing for membrane domains in the endoplasmic reticulum: retention and degradation of unassembled MHC class I molecules. Mol Biol Cell. 2002;13:1566-81 pubmed
    ..Microtubules were required for its appearance. Segregation of unfolded proteins, ER-resident chaperones, and COPII may be a temporal adaptation to cell stress. ..
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    ..These results demonstrated that the insertion of B2 sequence into intron 13 of the C4 gene is the only determinant of low C4 production by H-2k mice through aberrant RNA processing. ..
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    ..These animals may prove a suitable model to study HLA-B0702-restricted CTL responses. ..
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    ..This is in apparent contradiction to the current view that the MHC loci have evolved at the same rate as other loci. The implications for the evolution of the H-2K gene are discussed. ..
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    ..Altogether, liver cells may express at least eight distinct class I polypeptides, of which three might be secreted, while one may be a new presumptive nonpolymorphic surface antigen. ..
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    ..The conservation between mammalian species, the abundance, and the unique selection pattern suggest an important role for cells using this novel canonical TCR alpha chain. ..
  43. Takada K, Jameson S. Self-class I MHC molecules support survival of naive CD8 T cells, but depress their functional sensitivity through regulation of CD8 expression levels. J Exp Med. 2009;206:2253-69 pubmed publisher
    ..Hence, our data suggest that, in a nonlymphopenic setting, self-class I MHC molecules support CD8 T cell survival, but that these interactions also attenuate naive T cell sensitivity by dynamic tuning of CD8 levels. ..
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    ..Sequential heterologous viral infections might therefore act in concert to precipitate clinical autoimmune disease, even if single exposure to a viral mimic does not always cause sufficient tissue destruction. ..
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    ..Taken together, our results reveal a novel principle operative in hepatic tolerance induction, in which LSEC not only tolerize T cells themselves but also suppress neighboring APC normally capable of inducing T cell immunity. ..
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    ..We speculate that the reason for this is to maintain a safety margin for otherwise normal, autologous cells over a range of MHC class I expression levels, in order to ensure robustness in NK cell tolerance. ..
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    ..These physiological and behavioral phenotypes in K(b)D(b-/-) mice reveal a surprising role for classical MHCI molecules in synaptic plasticity and motor learning. ..
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    ..The possibility that hematopoietic cell-induced, positive selection occurs only with TCRs that exhibit relatively high avidity interactions with selecting ligands in the thymus is discussed. ..
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    ..The submilliMorgan map of the T-H2 region revealed significant clustering of (CA)n loci. The clustering, if shown to be a common feature in the mouse genome, may cause gaps in the physical map of the mouse genome. ..
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    ..Small but significant conformational changes in H-2Kb are associated with peptide binding, and these synergistic movements may be an integral part of the T cell receptor recognition process. ..
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    ..Overall, our results suggest that the recent history of activity and the threshold for synaptic plasticity conspire to effect divergent learning outcomes. ..
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    ..These data underscore the importance of the highly polymorphic family of MHCI genes in hearing in mice and also suggest that factors and mechanisms regulating synaptic refinement in the cochlea may be distinct from those in the CNS. ..
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    ..These findings should guide the development of a safe and effective T cell-based herpes vaccine. ..
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