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DNA Probes, HLA

"DNA Probes, HLA" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

DNA probes specific for the human leukocyte antigen genes, which represent the major histocompatibility determinants in humans. The four known loci are designated as A, B, C, and D. Specific antigens are identified by a locus notation and number, e.g., HLA-A11. The inheritance of certain HLA alleles is associated with increased risk for certain diseases (e.g., insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "DNA Probes, HLA" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "DNA Probes, HLA" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 3 publications over 2 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 1997
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