histocompatibility locus

histocompatibility locus

one of a set of positions on a chromosome occupied by a complex of genes that govern several tissue antigens. Together the loci and the genes comprise the HLA complex.
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Allorecognition elements on a protochordate histocompatibility locus indicate unprecedented extensive polymorphism.
Allorecognition elements on urochordate histocompatibility locus indicate unprecedented extensive polymorphism.