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Major histocompatibility complex

Major histocompatibility complex

The set of gene loci specifying major histocompatibility antigens, for example HLA in man, H 2 in mice, RLA in rabbits, RT 1 in rats, DLA in dogs, SLA in pigs, etc.

Acronym: mhc

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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... with more than 40 antigens, is the most complex and together with the ABO system has profound ... The human HLA system referred to as MHC (major histocompatibility complex) is located on the chromosome ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
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Re: Re:

... That wikipedia page talks about one gene: the major histocompatibility complex, class II, DQ beta 1, also known as HLA-DQB1. One gene does ...

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by thoffnagle
Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:47 pm
Forum: Evolution
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Re: How to calculate Ka/Ks ratios

... M. 1988. Pattern of nucleotide substitution at major histocompatibility complex class I loci reveals overdominant selection. Nature 335:167-170.

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by liquidkodak
Thu Oct 23, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: How to calculate Ka/Ks ratios
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Views: 11726

The Fiber Disease

... and factor B, are encoded by genes within the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) on chromosome 6 (307)." excerpt from http://www-micro.msb.le.ac.uk/MBChB/Merralls/Deficiencies.html ...

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by Skytroll
Tue Dec 13, 2005 6:02 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Cancer Vaccines: Unanswered Questions

... any given cell. Vaccination with HSP–peptide complexes elicits a cellular immune response to ... peptides but not to the HSPs themselves. The major mechanism of action is thought to be the ability of HSPs to prime peptide-specific major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I-restricted ...

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by conecticut
Mon Aug 01, 2005 1:45 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Cancer Vaccines: Unanswered Questions
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