human leukocyte antigen


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human leukocyte antigen

[¦yü·mən ¦lü·kə‚sīt ′ant·i·jən]
(immunology)
Any of a group of antigens present on the surface of nucleated body cells that are coded for by the major histocompatibility complex of humans and thus allow the immune system to distinguish self and nonself. Abbreviated HLA.
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Associations between human leukocyte antigen type and nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Caucasians in the United States.
Human leukocyte antigens and susceptibility to tuberculosis: a meta-analysis of case-control studies.
Human leukocyte antigen-A, -B, -C and -DR alleles and soluble human leukocyte antigen class I serum level in Meniere's disease.
These findings support the theory that human leukocyte antigen class I-restricted cytotoxic T cells and human leukocyte antigen class II-restricted helper T cells play an important role in HBV chronicity.
4 A human leukocyte antigen test can establish probable individual identity through scientific analysis of hereditary protein material.
Poland, all of Mayo Clinic, authored the study Human Leukocyte Antigen Associations with Humoral and Cellular Immunity Following a Second Dose of Measles-Containing Vaccine: Persistence, Dampening, and Extinction of Associations Found After a First Dose.
Using a genome editing approach, the company engineers stem cells to prevent expression of polymorphic human leukocyte antigen (HLA) molecules, removing the cause of donor tissue rejection and creating Universal Donor Stem Cells that are compatible with every patient.
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Therapeutic candidates will be developed in conjunction with CDI's world-leading position in human leukocyte antigen "haplobanking," which enables the therapeutic cells to be matched to the patient's immune system, potentially avoiding the need to co-administer immune suppressing drugs.
Among these regions, they identified variants at the IL1RL1/IL18R1/IL18RAP and human leukocyte antigen (HLA) loci, both of which have been associated with bronchial asthma in recent GWAS.
Transplanting a kidney from a human leukocyte antigen (HLA)mismatched donor could eliminate the need for recipients to take immunosuppressive drugs to prevent rejection, according to the findings of a study published in a recent issue of Translational Medicine.
It begins with mostly extra-articular manifestations, and is the only subtype with no strong human leukocyte antigen, sex, or age predilections.

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