Release 220.127.116.11 (2020-07-21) build 15
The database provides a centralised repository for non-human KIR (NHKIR) sequences. Killer-cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptors (KIR) have been shown to be highly polymorphic at the allelic and haplotypic level. KIRs are members of the immunoglobulin superfamily (IgSF) formerly called Killer-cell Inhibitory Receptors. They are composed of two or three Ig-domains, a transmembrane region and cytoplasmic tail which can in turn be short (activatory) or long (inhibitory). The Leukocyte Receptor Complex (LRC) which encodes KIR genes has been shown to be polymorphic, polygenic and complex like the MHC.
For a list of all the changes in the current version of the IPD-NHKIR Database, please visit the version report page. All data is available at the Download page in different formats.