Polymorphisms of the HLA-DQ subregion.

  title={Polymorphisms of the HLA-DQ subregion.},
  author={Massimo M. Trucco and R Duquesno},
  journal={Immunology today},
  volume={7 10},
The HLA-D region (analogous to the I region of the mouse H-2 complex gene) is now known to contain three subregions, one of which is HLA-DQ. The products of the HLA-DQ subregion are important in T-cell recognition. Three DQ specificities have been recognized by the International Histocompatibility Workshop but additional polymorphisms of DQ gene products… CONTINUE READING