December 1999, Volume 49, Issue 12

Editorial

HLA Diversity and Infections

Mirza Naqi Zafar

The genes of the human Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) on the short area of chromosome 6, play a crucial role in the recognition of “self’ from “non-self”. In man this complex is referred to as the Human Leucocyte Antigen (HLA) system. These HLA anti

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