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A short but detailed and well-documented primer on the histocompatibility leukocyte antigen system (HLA system); history; components; linkage relationships; homologous systems in infrahuman species; biochemistry; correlations with disease; clinical applications; biology; methods. Two hundred forty-nine references. A good starting point for the student or older clinician who needs a clear introduction to this field.
The HLA System. An Introductory Survey.. Ann Intern Med. 1977;86:124. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-86-1-124_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1977;86(1):124.
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