Identification of a new allele, HLA-DRB1*1360, on a DRB5 haplotype in a Brazilian individual
Testa, G.V., Bunce, M., Sheldon, M.H., Dunn, P.P.J., Day, S. and Marques, S.B.D. (2004) Identification of a new allele, HLA-DRB1*1360, on a DRB5 haplotype in a Brazilian individual. Tissue Antigens, 63 (6). pp. 617-618.
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The application of DNA-based methods for human leukocyte antigen (HLA) genotyping has revealed an ever-increasing degree of polymorphism within the HLA-DRB loci and has resulted in the discovery of new alleles. We have identified a new DRB1 allele that was subsequently named DRB1*1360 by the WHO Nomenclature Committee. This allele is unusual for a DRB1*13 allele, as it is present on a DRB5 haplotype rather than the normal DRB3 haplotype found in association with DRB1*13 alleles.
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