Identification of a new allele in a Sicilian individual: HLA-DPB1*0302.

@article{Sheldon2005IdentificationOA,
  title={Identification of a new allele in a Sicilian individual: HLA-DPB1*0302.},
  author={Martin Sheldon and M P Azzaro and David R Sayer and Michael Bunce and Grazia Sortino},
  journal={Tissue antigens},
  year={2005},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={64-6}
}
We report here the identification and characterization of a novel human leucocyte antigen (HLA)-DPB1 allele that was subsequently named HLA-DPB1*0302 by the WHO Nomenclature Committee. HLA-DPB1*0302 was identified in a single Sicilian individual by a combination of sequence-specific primers, reverse line sequence-specific oligonucleotide probing and DNA… CONTINUE READING