The HLA Complex in Biology and Medicine

The HLA Complex in Biology and Medicine

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A comprehensive guide to the HLA (Human Leukocyte Antigen) system for immunologists and clinicians, this book contains up-to-date information on the MHC (Major Histocompatibility Complex) and its role in the immune response and in various diseases. The book explores the biological significance and role of the HLA system in organ and haematopoietic stem cell transplantation management. This volume is an invaluable guide to the full spectrum of HLA-related science while also serving as a conceptual and technical resource for those involved in HLA-related research and in clinical or surgical practice. In addition, it will be a primary point of contact for individuals working in other areas who suddenly find that their research is drawing them into the complexities of HLA genetics.It also depends on the disease models considered if parametric linkage methods are to be used. ... The most popular software packages for this purpose are SIMLINK (Boehnke and Ploughman, 1997) and FastSLINK (Weeks, ... References can be found in the user manual of this package. ... UNIX(Solaris), Linux] Transmission Disequilibrium Test and Sib Transmission Disequilibrium Test - TDT/S-TDTanbsp;...

Title:The HLA Complex in Biology and Medicine
Author:Narinder K Mehra
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer Ltd - 2010-11-26


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