Gene organization of the quail major histocompatibility complex (MhcCoja) class I gene region

@article{Shiina1999GeneOO,
  title={Gene organization of the quail major histocompatibility complex (MhcCoja) class I gene region},
  author={Takashi Shiina and Chiori Shimizu and A. A. Kompiang Oka and Yoshika Teraoka and Tadashi Imanishi and Takashi Gojobori and Kei Hanzawa and Seiki Watanabe and Hidetoshi Inoko},
  journal={Immunogenetics},
  year={1999},
  volume={49},
  pages={384-394}
}
 Class I genomic clones of the quail (Coturnix japonica) major histocompatibility complex (MhcCoja) were isolated and characterized. Two clusters spanning the 90.8 kilobase (kb) and 78.2 kb class I gene regions were defined by overlapping cosmid clones and found to contain at least twelve class I loci. However, unlike in the chicken Mhc, no evidence for the existence of any Coja class II gene was obtained in these two clusters. Based on comparative analysis of the genomic sequences with those… CONTINUE READING
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