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Minor histocompatibility loci

Introduction: Minor histocompatibility loci

Description of Minor histocompatibility loci

Minor histocompatibility loci: genetic loci responsible for the coding of histocompatibility antigens other than those coded by the major histocompatibility complex.
Source: CRISP

Minor histocompatibility loci: Genetic loci responsible for the encoding of histocompatibility antigens other than those encoded by the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX. The antigens encoded by these genes are often responsible for graft rejection in cases where histocompatibility has been established by standard tests. The location of some of these loci on the X and Y chromosomes explains why grafts from males to females may be rejected while grafts from females to males are accepted. In the mouse roughly 30 minor histocompatibility loci have been recognized, comprising more than 500 genes.
Source: MeSH 2007

Minor histocompatibility loci: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Minor histocompatibility loci:

  • Histocompatibility Loci, Minor

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Minor histocompatibility loci

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Minor histocompatibility loci:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Minor histocompatibility loci

The following list attempts to classify Minor histocompatibility loci into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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