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Molecular Immunology

Print ISSN
0161-5890
Electronic ISSN
1872-9142
Impact factor
2.916
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Sciencedirect
URL
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/01615890
Usage rank
759
Article count
6251
Free count
93
Free percentage
0.0148776
PDFs via platforms
CSA, Gale, Proquest, Ingenta, Rcgp, and Sciencedirect from 1979

  1. Exploring the potential benefits of vaccinia virus complement control protein in controlling complement activation in pathogenesis of the ce...

    Molecular Immunology 61(2):204 (2014) PMID 25052409

    Aging is a major risk factor for the development of diseases related to the central nervous system (CNS), such as Alzheimer's disease (AD) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In both cases, linkage studies and genome-wide association studies found strong links with complement regulatory gene...
  2. LMIR5 extracellular domain activates myeloid cells through Toll-like receptor 4.

    Molecular Immunology 62(1):169 (2014) PMID 25004110

    LMIR5/CD300b is an activating immunoglobulin-like receptor whose extracellular domain (LMIR5-Fc) is constitutively released from immune cells. The release of LMIR5-Fc is augmented upon stimulation with TLR agonists. LMIR5-Fc is reported to possess inflammatory activity and amplify LPS-induced lethal...
  3. pH dependence of antibody: hapten association.

    Molecular Immunology 36(6):397 (1999) PMID 10444003

    Monoclonal antibody NC6.8 is specific for the superpotent sweetener, N-(p-cyanophenyl)-N'-(diphenylmethyl)-guanidiniumacetic++ + acid. The three-dimensional structure of the complex shows the close proximity of complementary charged residues on the antibody and groups of the hapten. As a result, asso...
  4. The murine p75 TNF receptor promoter region: DNA sequence and characterization of a cis-acting silencer.

    Molecular Immunology 36(2):125 (1999) PMID 10378684

    The promoter region of the murine p75 TNF receptor (TNF-R) was isolated from a mouse genomic DNA cosmid library. The promoter region is devoid of TATA box and has the characteristics of a house keeping gene since it contains multiple SP1 binding sites. Its mRNA has different initiation sites in diff...
  5. Modulation of class I major histocompatibility complex antigen cell-surface stability by transmembrane domain length variation.

    Molecular Immunology 34(11):771 (1997) PMID 9444976

    I proteins is conferred to a large extent by their transmembrane domains (TMs) which exhibit allelic, inter-locus and inter-species variation in both amino acid composition and length. Here, the consequences of TM length variation on trafficking and cell-surface stability were examined using the hum...
  6. Isolation and N-terminal sequence determination of a novel gamma/delta T cell surface antigen.

    Molecular Immunology 34(8-9):583 (1997) PMID 9393961

    We use digestion with the proteolytic enzyme bromelain to selectively release the MAC319 antigen as a soluble fragment, for further characterisation. A cytofluorometric inhibition assay was developed to follow the purification of this fragment, as the conformation sensitivity of the MAC319 epitope p...
  7. Blood clearance in the rat of a recombinant mouse monoclonal antibody lacking the N-linked oligosaccharide side chains of the CH2 domains.

    Molecular Immunology 29(2):213 (1992) PMID 1542298

    The serum half-lives of a wild-type recombinant mouse monoclonal antibody of the IgG2b isotype and a mutant antibody differing from the wild-type antibody by a single amino acid substitution introduced into the CH2 domain, the replacement of Asn 297 by Ala to delete the conserved sit...
  8. A murine monoclonal anti-metallothionein autoantibody recognizes a chemically synthesized amino-terminal heptapeptide common to various anim...

    Molecular Immunology 25(10):1033 (1988) PMID 2464135

    These results demonstrate that the MT 189-14-7 autoantibody recognizes the epitope located within the amino-terminal heptapeptide common to various MTs....
  9. Multiple roles of complement MASP-1 at the interface of innate immune response and coagulation.

    Molecular Immunology 61(2):69 (2014) PMID 24935208

    We summarize the latest discoveries about the diverse functions of this multi-faceted protease. Recent studies revealed that among MBL-associated serine proteases, MASP-1 is the one responsible for triggering the lectin pathway via its ability to rapidly autoactivate then cleave MASP-2, and possibly...
  10. Lessons learned from mice deficient in lectin complement pathway molecules.

    Molecular Immunology 61(2):59 (2014) PMID 25060538

    The lectin pathway of the complement system is initiated when the pattern-recognition molecules, mannose-binding lectin (MBL), ficolins or collectin-11, bind to invading pathogens or damaged host cells. This leads to activation of MBL/ficolin/collectin-11 associated serine proteases (MASPs), which i...