Welcome to the KIR-NHP database, a specialist database for the Killer-cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptors of Non-Human Primates. The database includes currently chimpanzee, orangutan and rhesus macaque KIR sequences, and is subject to quality control. Incorporated in the database are currently known and annotated KIR sequences. For macaque KIR currently only full-length sequences are accepted for annotation.
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Dr. Natasja de Groot - groot [at] bprc.nl
Biomedical Primate Research Centre, Department of Comparitive Genetics and Refinement, The Netherlands
Please cite the IPD-NHKIR database whenever you publish your sequences. When citing the database you can use the following articles.
- Robinson J, Guethlein LA, Maccari G, Blokhuis J, Bimber BN, de Groot NG, Sanderson ND, Abi-Rached L, Walter L, Bontrop RE, Hammond JA, Marsh SGE, Parham P. Nomenclature for the KIR of non-human species Immunogenetics. 2018 Jun 4, doi: 10.1007/s00251-018-1064-4.