The HLA system: structure and function.

  title={The HLA system: structure and function.},
  author={Walter F. Bodmer},
  journal={Journal of clinical pathology},
  volume={40 9},
The HLA system is the major histocompatibility system of man and was found through a search for blood group-like determinants on white blood cells that would be effective in matching for transplantation. The HLA system has its counterparts in other species of mammals, birds, and reptiles including the much studied H2 system of the mouse. The HLA system started from a series of antigens defined by a combination of relatively crude serology and genetics, supported by extensive statistical… CONTINUE READING

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