DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating MICA and psoriasis

MICA [ENSP00000413079]

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 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos