|Melanoma cells inhibit natural killer cell function by modulating the expression of activating receptors and cytolytic activity|
G Pietra, C Manzini, S Rivara, M Vitale, C Cantoni, A Petretto, M Balsamo, ...
Cancer research 72 (6), 1407-1415, 2012
|Effect of tumor cells and tumor microenvironment on NK‐cell function|
M Vitale, C Cantoni, G Pietra, MC Mingari, L Moretta
European journal of immunology 44 (6), 1582-1592, 2014
|Melanoma-associated fibroblasts modulate NK cell phenotype and antitumor cytotoxicity|
M Balsamo, F Scordamaglia, G Pietra, C Manzini, C Cantoni, M Boitano, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106 (49), 20847-20852, 2009
|HLA-E-restricted recognition of cytomegalovirus-derived peptides by human CD8+ cytolytic T lymphocytes|
G Pietra, C Romagnani, P Mazzarino, M Falco, E Millo, A Moretta, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100 (19), 10896-10901, 2003
|Natural killer cells kill human melanoma cells with characteristics of cancer stem cells|
G Pietra, C Manzini, M Vitale, M Balsamo, E Ognio, M Boitano, P Queirolo, ...
International immunology 21 (7), 793-801, 2009
|Peptide-specific recognition of human cytomegalovirus strains controls adaptive natural killer cells|
Q Hammer, T Rückert, EM Borst, J Dunst, A Haubner, P Durek, F Heinrich, ...
Nature immunology 19 (5), 453-463, 2018
|Analysis of natural killer cells isolated from human decidua: evidence that 2B4 (CD244) functions as an inhibitory receptor and blocks NK-cell function|
P Vacca, G Pietra, M Falco, E Romeo, C Bottino, F Bellora, F Prefumo, ...
Blood 108 (13), 4078-4085, 2006
|Hypoxia downregulates the expression of activating receptors involved in NK‐cell‐mediated target cell killing without affecting ADCC|
M Balsamo, C Manzini, G Pietra, F Raggi, F Blengio, MC Mingari, ...
European journal of immunology 43 (10), 2756-2764, 2013
|NK-CTLs, a novel HLA-E-restricted T-cell subset|
L Moretta, C Romagnani, G Pietra, A Moretta, MC Mingari
Trends in immunology 24 (3), 136-143, 2003
|Structural basis for a major histocompatibility complex class Ib–restricted T cell response|
HL Hoare, LC Sullivan, G Pietra, CS Clements, EJ Lee, LK Ely, T Beddoe, ...
Nature immunology 7 (3), 256-264, 2006
|Phases of apoptosis of melanoma cells, but not of normal melanocytes, differently affect maturation of myeloid dendritic cells|
G Pietra, R Mortarini, G Parmiani, A Anichini
Cancer research 61 (22), 8218-8226, 2001
|The engagement of CTLA-4 on primary melanoma cell lines induces antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity and TNF-α production|
S Laurent, P Queirolo, S Boero, S Salvi, P Piccioli, S Boccardo, ...
Journal of translational medicine 11 (1), 108, 2013
|The analysis of the natural killer‐like activity of human cytolytic T lymphocytes revealed HLA‐E as a novel target for TCR α/β‐mediated recognition|
G Pietra, C Romagnani, M Falco, M Vitale, R Castriconi, D Pende, E Millo, ...
European journal of immunology 31 (12), 3687-3693, 2001
|Identification of HLA-E-specific alloreactive T lymphocytes: a cell subset that undergoes preferential expansion in mixed lymphocyte culture and displays a broad cytolytic …|
C Romagnani, G Pietra, M Falco, E Millo, P Mazzarino, R Biassoni, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99 (17), 11328-11333, 2002
|The emerging role of HLA-E-restricted CD8+ T lymphocytes in the adaptive immune response to pathogens and tumors|
G Pietra, C Romagnani, C Manzini, L Moretta, MC Mingari
Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology 2010, 2010
|Human NK cells: from surface receptors to the therapy of leukemias and solid tumors|
L Moretta, G Pietra, E Montaldo, P Vacca, D Pende, M Falco, G Del Zotto, ...
Frontiers in immunology 5, 87, 2014
|Melanoma cells become resistant to NK‐cell‐mediated killing when exposed to NK‐cell numbers compatible with NK‐cell infiltration in the tumor|
M Balsamo, W Vermi, M Parodi, G Pietra, C Manzini, P Queirolo, ...
European journal of immunology 42 (7), 1833-1842, 2012
|Role of major histocompatibility complex class I expression and natural killer-like T cells in the genetic control of endometriosis|
C Semino, A Semino, G Pietra, MC Mingari, S Barocci, PL Venturini, ...
Fertility and sterility 64 (5), 909-916, 1995
|Polymorphism in human cytomegalovirus UL40 impacts on recognition of human leukocyte antigen-E (HLA-E) by natural killer cells|
SL Heatley, G Pietra, J Lin, JML Widjaja, CM Harpur, S Lester, J Rossjohn, ...
Journal of Biological Chemistry 288 (12), 8679-8690, 2013
|Identification of effector‐memory CMV‐specific T lymphocytes that kill CMV‐infected target cells in an HLA‐E‐restricted fashion|
P Mazzarino, G Pietra, P Vacca, M Falco, D Colau, P Coulie, L Moretta, ...
European journal of immunology 35 (11), 3240-3247, 2005