HLA allotype expressivity in transplantation.

@article{FernandezVina2014HLAAE,
  title={HLA allotype expressivity in transplantation.},
  author={Marcelo A. Fernandez-Vina},
  journal={Blood},
  year={2014},
  volume={124 26},
  pages={
          3839-40
        }
}
In this issue of Blood , Petersdorf et al observe more adverse outcomes in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation with unrelated donors when the patient's mismatched HLA-C allele has a high level of expression.[1][1] The authors imputed the expression levels of each HLA-C allele present in each of 
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