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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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... 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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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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Thu Oct 23, 2008 5:54 pm
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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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Tue Dec 13, 2005 6:02 pm
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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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Mon Aug 01, 2005 1:45 pm
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Topic: Cancer Vaccines: Unanswered Questions
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