|killer cell lectin-like receptor subfamily C, member 1|
|Alt. symbols||NKG2, NKG2-A, NKG2-B, CD159a|
|Locus||Chr. 12 p13|
NKG2 also known as CD159 (Cluster of Differentiation 159) is a receptor for natural killer cells. There are 7 NKG2 types: A, B, C, D, E, F and H. NKG2D is an activating receptor on the NK cell surface. NKG2A dimerizes with CD94 to make an inhibitory receptor (CD94/NKG2).
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