CD1 antigen | definition of CD1 antigen by Medical dictionary
CD1 antigen A cell membrane complex found on THYMUS cells, on some peripheral B cells and on dendritic cells in the skin. They are coded for by five genes on chromosone 1 and are structurally similar to the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX.
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receptors are located on the cell types that determine whether the immune response will be" T helper cell type 1 or 2.