The cattle major histocompatibility complex: is it unique?

@article{Ellis2004TheCM,
  title={The cattle major histocompatibility complex: is it unique?},
  author={Shirley Ellis},
  journal={Veterinary immunology and immunopathology},
  year={2004},
  volume={102 1-2},
  pages={
          1-8
        }
}
Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I genes encode highly polymorphic molecules that are expressed on virtually every cell type, and have been identified in all but the most primitive vertebrates. They play a number of crucial roles in the immune response to infectious disease. Most information regarding MHC genes has been generated from humans and mice but, because of the great variability found in the MHC system, it is not always possible to extrapolate from these to other species… CONTINUE READING
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