This is a mouse knockout strain for CD26, also known as DNAM-1 (DNAX accessory molecule 1). DNAM-1 is an adhesion molecule belonging to the immunoglobulin superfamily. This mouse model was used to study the role of DNAM-1 on CD8 T cell and NK cell function in vitro and in vivo.
Publication: Gilfillan, S., Chan, C. J., Cella, M., Haynes, N. M., Rapaport, A. S., Boles, K. S., … & Colonna, M. (2008). DNAM-1 promotes activation of cytotoxic lymphocytes by nonprofessional antigen-presenting cells and tumors. Journal of experimental medicine, 205(13), 2965-2973.