"HLA-B Antigens" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Class I human histocompatibility (HLA) surface antigens encoded by more than 30 detectable alleles on locus B of the HLA complex, the most polymorphic of all the HLA specificities. Several of these antigens (e.g., HLA-B27, -B7, -B8) are strongly associated with predisposition to rheumatoid and other autoimmune disorders. Like other class I HLA determinants, they are involved in the cellular immune reactivity of cytolytic T lymphocytes.
- HLA-B Antigens
- HLA B Antigens
- Antigens, HLA-B
- Antigens, HLA B
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