HLA


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

HLA

Abbreviation for human leukocyte antigens , under antigen.

HLA

human leukocyte antigens.

HLA

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

HLA

abbreviation for human leukocyte antigen.

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

HLA

Abbreviation for human leukocyte antigens.

HLA

Human leukocyte antigen; the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX.

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.

human leukocyte antigen

; HLA antigenic molecules that form the major histocompatibility complex (MHC), determining graft/host tissue compatibility (by identification of 'self 'or 'non-self' tissue moieties) and allowing tissue typing (see HLA B27)

HLA

Abbreviation for human leukocyte antigen.

HLA

(human leukocyte antigen) the human major histocompatibility complex of antigens.
References in periodicals archive ?
2) More specifically, its association with particular HLAs has been explored, but results among different populations worldwide have varied.
Since each individual was tested for several HLA alleles and the same data were used for comparing frequency, it was possible that one of the alleles would by chance deviate significantly.
A presenca das moleculas HLA sob forma soluvel no soro (sHLA) foi detectada na decada de 70 (VAN ROOD et al.
We studied HLA class I and II antigens in 64 sarcoidosis patients attending Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty.
The binding affinity of peptides for HLA class I molecules plays a crucial role in determinant selection during the shaping of T-cell response.
Hashimoto H, Nishimura Y, Dong RP, et al: HLA antigens in Japanese patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
The method currently used in our laboratory to type class I HLA glycoproteins expressed on fetal cells was first used more than 16 years ago to establish paternity of a fetus in the case of a married woman who was raped.
The show has received great reviews from the community," said Lisa Metellus-Hood, president of HLA.