Literature associating MICA and indeterminate leprosy
MHC class I polypeptide-related sequence A; Seems to have no role in antigen presentation. Acts as a stress-induced self-antigen that is recognized by gamma delta T- cells. Ligand for the KLRK1/NKG2D receptor. Binding to KLRK1 leads to cell lysis; Belongs to the MHC class I family. MIC subfamily.
Synonyms: MICA, HLA-MICA, PERB11.1, 100507436, 1B3J ...