HLA-B40

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HLA-B40 (B40) is an HLA - B serotype. B40 is composed of the B60 and B61 split antigen serotypes[1]

Serotype

B60, B40, B61 serotype recognition of some HLA B*40 allele-group gene products [2]
B*40 B60 B40 B61 Sample
allele  %  %  % size (N)
4001 93 4 2 3854
B*40 B61 B40 B60 Sample
allele  %  %  % size (N)
4002 80 6 8 1460
4003 62 23 31
4004 47 12 57
4006 75 5 5 585

B*4005 is poorly recognized by B40, B60, or B61.


References

  1. Marsh SG, Albert ED, Bodmer WF; et al. (2005). "Nomenclature for factors of the HLA system, 2004". Tissue Antigens. 65 (4): 301–69. PMID 15787720. doi:10.1111/j.1399-0039.2005.00379.x. 
  2. Robinson J, Waller MJ, Fail SC, Marsh SG (2006). "The IMGT/HLA and IPD databases". Hum. Mutat. 27 (12): 1192–9. PMID 16944494. doi:10.1002/humu.20406. 

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