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HLA

Abbreviation for human leukocyte antigens , under antigen.
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HLA

(āch′ĕl-ā′)
n.
The class of major histocompatibility antigens in humans.
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HLA

Human leukocyte antigen complex Immunology A system of genes unique to a person and statistically shared with 1 in 4 siblings; HLA regions are within the major histocompatibility complex–MHC, on the short arm of chromosome 6, 32 centimorgans from the centromere, divided into 3 classes
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HLA

Abbreviation for human leukocyte antigens.
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HLA

Human leukocyte antigen; the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX.
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HLA (human leuckocyte antigen)

A group of protein molecules located on bone marrow cells that can provoke an immune response. A donor's and a recipient's HLA types should match as closely as possible to prevent the recipient's immune system from attacking the donor's marrow as a foreign material that does not belong in the body.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

HLA

Abbreviation for human leukocyte antigen.
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Assessment of the strength of association between HLA gene variants and disease and significant differences were determined using 95% confidence interval.
Three papers appeared in 1958 by Jean Dausset, Jon van Rood and Rose Payne, respectively, which laid the foundation of what was later to become the HLA complex.
In European populations, the risk of developing MS is linked mainly to the HLA-DRB*1501 allele with some additional effects of other HLA alleles such as HLA-DRB1*0301 and HLA-DRB1* 1303.
Allergic sensitization is the result of interaction between environmental allergens and genetic factors such as human leukocyte antigens (HLA) which present allergens for immune recognition and sensitization.