By Steven G.E. Marsh
The HLA FactsBook provides up to date and accomplished details at the HLA genes in a way that's available to either newbie and professional alike. the focal point of the e-book is at the polymorphic HLA genes (HLA-A, B, C, DP, DQ, and DR) which are typed for in medical HLA laboratories. every one gene has a committed part during which person entries describe the constitution, features, and inhabitants distribution of teams of comparable allotypes. Fourteen introductory chapters supply a beginner's advisor to the elemental constitution, functionality, and genetics of the HLA genes, in addition to to the nomenclature and techniques used for HLA typing. This ebook might be a useful reference for researchers learning the human immune reaction, for clinicians and laboratory team of workers excited by medical and forensic HLA typing, and for human geneticists, inhabitants biologists, and evolutionary biologists attracted to HLA genes as markers of human diversity.
* Introductory chapters offer stable common evaluation of HLA box for amateur immunologists and geneticists
* updated, entire directory of HLA alleles
* helpful reference source for immunologists, geneticists, and mobile biologists
* Combines either structural and sensible info, which hasn't ever been compiled in one reference publication previously
* Serological specificity of allotypes
* id of fabric sequenced together with ethnic origin
* Database accession numbers
* inhabitants distribution
* Peptide binding specificities
* T mobile epitopes
* Amino acid sequences of allotypes
* Key references
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