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Cytomegalovirus immunoevasin reveals the physiological role of "missing self" recognition in natural killer cell dependent virus control in vivo.

Babić M, Pyzik M, Zafirova B, Mitrović M, Butorac V, Lanier LL, Krmpotić A, Vidal SM, Jonjić S.

J Exp Med. 2010 Nov 22;207(12):2663-73. Epub 2010 Nov 15.


Bulk segregation mapping of mutations in closely related strains of mice.

Xia Y, Won S, Du X, Lin P, Ross C, La Vine D, Wiltshire S, Leiva G, Vidal SM, Whittle B, Goodnow CC, Koziol J, Y Moresco EM, Beutler B.

Genetics. 2010 Dec;186(4):1139-46. Epub 2010 Oct 5.


Self or nonself? That is the question: sensing of cytomegalovirus infection by innate immune receptors.

Pyzik M, Gendron-Pontbriand EM, Fodil-Cornu N, Vidal SM.

Mamm Genome. 2011 Feb;22(1-2):6-18. Epub 2010 Sep 30.


N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea-induced mutation in ubiquitin-specific peptidase 18 causes hyperactivation of IFN-αß signaling and suppresses STAT4-induced IFN-γ production, resulting in increased susceptibility to Salmonella typhimurium.

Richer E, Prendergast C, Zhang DE, Qureshi ST, Vidal SM, Malo D.

J Immunol. 2010 Sep 15;185(6):3593-601. Epub 2010 Aug 6.


Use of inbred mouse strains to map recognition receptors of MCMV infected cells in the NK cell gene locus.

Fodil-Cornu N, Pyzik M, Vidal SM.

Methods Mol Biol. 2010;612:393-409.


Activating receptors promote NK cell expansion for maintenance, IL-10 production, and CD8 T cell regulation during viral infection.

Lee SH, Kim KS, Fodil-Cornu N, Vidal SM, Biron CA.

J Exp Med. 2009 Sep 28;206(10):2235-51. Epub 2009 Aug 31.


Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) deficiency enhances resistance against cytomegalovirus infection.

Fodil-Cornu N, Kozij N, Wu Q, Rozen R, Vidal SM.

Genes Immun. 2009 Oct;10(7):662-6. Epub 2009 Jul 16.

PMID: 19609317 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Natural killer cells: NK cells stroll down the memory lane.

Pyzik M, Vidal SM.

Immunol Cell Biol. 2009 May-Jun;87(4):261-3. Epub 2009 Mar 17. No abstract available.

PMID: 19290015 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


Ly49P recognition of cytomegalovirus-infected cells expressing H2-Dk and CMV-encoded m04 correlates with the NK cell antiviral response.

Kielczewska A, Pyzik M, Sun T, Krmpotic A, Lodoen MB, Munks MW, Babic M, Hill AB, Koszinowski UH, Jonjic S, Lanier LL, Vidal SM.

J Exp Med. 2009 Mar 16;206(3):515-23. Epub 2009 Mar 2.


Positive regulation of plasmacytoid dendritic cell function via Ly49Q recognition of class I MHC.

Tai LH, Goulet ML, Belanger S, Toyama-Sorimachi N, Fodil-Cornu N, Vidal SM, Troke AD, McVicar DW, Makrigiannis AP.

J Exp Med. 2008 Dec 22;205(13):3187-99. Epub 2008 Dec 15.

PMID: 19075287 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]


NK cell receptors and their MHC class I ligands in host response to cytomegalovirus: insights from the mouse genome.

Pyzik M, Kielczewska A, Vidal SM.

Semin Immunol. 2008 Dec;20(6):331-42. Epub 2008 Oct 22. Review.


Ly49h-deficient C57BL/6 mice: a new mouse cytomegalovirus-susceptible model remains resistant to unrelated pathogens controlled by the NK gene complex.

Fodil-Cornu N, Lee SH, Belanger S, Makrigiannis AP, Biron CA, Buller RM, Vidal SM.

J Immunol. 2008 Nov 1;181(9):6394-405.


Chemical mutagenesis: a new strategy against the global threat of infectious diseases.

Richer E, Qureshi ST, Vidal SM, Malo D.

Mamm Genome. 2008 May;19(5):309-17. Epub 2008 Jun 17. Review.


Type I interferon response to cytomegalovirus infection: the kick-start.

Fodil-Cornu N, Vidal SM.

Cell Host Microbe. 2008 Feb 14;3(2):59-61. Review.


Forward genetic dissection of immunity to infection in the mouse.

Vidal SM, Malo D, Marquis JF, Gros P.

Annu Rev Immunol. 2008;26:81-132. Review.


Complex genetic control of host susceptibility to coxsackievirus B3-induced myocarditis.

Aly M, Wiltshire S, Chahrour G, Osti JC, Vidal SM.

Genes Immun. 2007 Apr;8(3):193-204. Epub 2007 Feb 8.


Critical residues at the Ly49 natural killer receptor's homodimer interface determine functional recognition of m157, a mouse cytomegalovirus MHC class I-like protein.

Kielczewska A, Kim HS, Lanier LL, Dimasi N, Vidal SM.

J Immunol. 2007 Jan 1;178(1):369-77.


Enemy at the gates: forward genetics of the mouse antiviral response.

Kielczewska A, Vidal SM.

Curr Opin Immunol. 2006 Oct;18(5):617-26. Epub 2006 Aug 1. Review.


Cmv4, a new locus linked to the NK cell gene complex, controls innate resistance to cytomegalovirus in wild-derived mice.

Adam SG, Caraux A, Fodil-Cornu N, Loredo-Osti JC, Lesjean-Pottier S, Jaubert J, Bubic I, Jonjic S, Guénet JL, Vidal SM, Colucci F.

J Immunol. 2006 May 1;176(9):5478-85.


Two to tango: novel innate resistance mechanism against cytomegalovirus.

Kielczewska A, Fodil N, Vidal SM.

Med Sci (Paris). 2006 Mar;22(3):234-6. French. No abstract available.


NK cell recognition of mouse cytomegalovirus-infected cells.

Vidal SM, Lanier LL.

Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 2006;298:183-206. Review.


Epistasis between mouse Klra and major histocompatibility complex class I loci is associated with a new mechanism of natural killer cell-mediated innate resistance to cytomegalovirus infection.

Desrosiers MP, Kielczewska A, Loredo-Osti JC, Adam SG, Makrigiannis AP, Lemieux S, Pham T, Lodoen MB, Morgan K, Lanier LL, Vidal SM.

Nat Genet. 2005 Jun;37(6):593-9. Epub 2005 May 15.


He who laughs last laughs best--innate immunity and viral selection.

Colucci F, Vidal SM.

Immunity. 2004 Jun;20(6):656-8.


Maneuvering for advantage: the genetics of mouse susceptibility to virus infection.

Lee SH, Dimock K, Gray DA, Beauchemin N, Holmes KV, Belouchi M, Realson J, Vidal SM.

Trends Genet. 2003 Aug;19(8):447-57.


Transgenic expression of the activating natural killer receptor Ly49H confers resistance to cytomegalovirus in genetically susceptible mice.

Lee SH, Zafer A, de Repentigny Y, Kothary R, Tremblay ML, Gros P, Duplay P, Webb JR, Vidal SM.

J Exp Med. 2003 Feb 17;197(4):515-26.


Innate immunity to cytomegalovirus: the Cmv1 locus and its role in natural killer cell function.

Lee SH, Webb JR, Vidal SM.

Microbes Infect. 2002 Dec;4(15):1491-503. Review.


Genetic control of innate immune responses against cytomegalovirus: MCMV meets its match.

Webb JR, Lee SH, Vidal SM.

Genes Immun. 2002 Aug;3(5):250-62. Review.


Functional diversity of Mx proteins: variations on a theme of host resistance to infection.

Lee SH, Vidal SM.

Genome Res. 2002 Apr;12(4):527-30. Review. No abstract available. Erratum in: Genome Res 2002 Jun;12(6):1012.


Haplotype mapping indicates two independent origins for the Cmv1s susceptibility allele to cytomegalovirus infection and refines its localization within the Ly49 cluster.

Lee SH, Gitas J, Zafer A, Lepage P, Hudson TJ, Belouchi A, Vidal SM.

Immunogenetics. 2001 Aug;53(6):501-5. No abstract available.


Pathological and genetic analysis of the degenerating muscle (dmu) mouse: a new allele of Scn8a.

De Repentigny Y, Côté PD, Pool M, Bernier G, Girard S, Vidal SM, Kothary R.

Hum Mol Genet. 2001 Aug 15;10(17):1819-27.


Susceptibility to mouse cytomegalovirus is associated with deletion of an activating natural killer cell receptor of the C-type lectin superfamily.

Lee SH, Girard S, Macina D, Busà M, Zafer A, Belouchi A, Gros P, Vidal SM.

Nat Genet. 2001 May;28(1):42-5.


Cloning, expression and chromosomal location of NKX6B TO 10Q26, a region frequently deleted in brain tumors.

Lee SH, Davison JA, Vidal SM, Belouchi A.

Mamm Genome. 2001 Feb;12(2):157-62.


Sequence-ready BAC contig, physical, and transcriptional map of a 2-Mb region overlapping the mouse chromosome 6 host-resistance locus Cmv1.

Depatie C, Lee SH, Stafford A, Avner P, Belouchi A, Gros P, Vidal SM.

Genomics. 2000 Jun 1;66(2):161-74.


Assessment of Cmv1 candidates by genetic mapping and in vivo antibody depletion of NK cell subsets.

Depatie C, Chalifour A, Paré C, Lee SH, Vidal SM, Lemieux S.

Int Immunol. 1999 Sep;11(9):1541-51.


[Effects of colonial expansion on the indigenous populations in the Amazonian northwest, 1798-1830].

Vidal SM, Zucchi A.

Coln Latin Am Hist Rev. 1999;8(1):113-32. Spanish. No abstract available.


High-resolution linkage map in the proximity of the host resistance locus Cmv1.

Depatie C, Muise E, Lepage P, Gros P, Vidal SM.

Genomics. 1997 Jan 15;39(2):154-63.


Tissue distribution, genomic structure, and chromosome mapping of mouse and human eukaryotic initiation factor 4E-binding proteins 1 and 2.

Tsukiyama-Kohara K, Vidal SM, Gingras AC, Glover TW, Hanash SM, Heng H, Sonenberg N.

Genomics. 1996 Dec 15;38(3):353-63.


Cloning and characterization of mouse ACF7, a novel member of the dystonin subfamily of actin binding proteins.

Bernier G, Mathieu M, De Repentigny Y, Vidal SM, Kothary R.

Genomics. 1996 Nov 15;38(1):19-29.


Natural resistance to intracellular infections: Nramp1 encodes a membrane phosphoglycoprotein absent in macrophages from susceptible (Nramp1 D169) mouse strains.

Vidal SM, Pinner E, Lepage P, Gauthier S, Gros P.

J Immunol. 1996 Oct 15;157(8):3559-68.


High-resolution linkage map in the vicinity of the host resistance locus Bcg.

Malo D, Vidal SM, Hu J, Skamene E, Gros P.

Genomics. 1993 Jun;16(3):655-63.


Natural resistance to infection with intracellular parasites: isolation of a candidate for Bcg.

Vidal SM, Malo D, Vogan K, Skamene E, Gros P.

Cell. 1993 May 7;73(3):469-85.


Identification and mapping of six microdissected genomic DNA probes to the proximal region of mouse chromosome 1.

Vidal SM, Epstein DJ, Malo D, Weith A, Vekemans M, Gros P.

Genomics. 1992 Sep;14(1):32-7.