histocompatibility complex


Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • histocompatibility complex — noun a family of fifty or more genes on the sixth human chromosome that code for proteins on the surfaces of cells and that play a role in the immune response • Hypernyms: ↑class, ↑category, ↑family …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Major histocompatibility complex — The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) is a large genomic region or gene family found in most vertebrates that encodes MHC molecules. MHC molecules play an important role in the immune system and autoimmunity. Proteins are continually… …   Wikipedia

  • Major histocompatibility complex, class II, DQ alpha 1 — Structure of HLA DQA1 (cyan) complexed with HLA DQB1 (green) and HCRT (magenta) based on PDB 1uvq …   Wikipedia

  • Major histocompatibility complex, class II, DP alpha 1 — Identifiers Symbol HLA DPA1 Alt. symbols HLA DP1A Entrez 3113 …   Wikipedia

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  • Major Histocompatibility Complex — Oberflächenmodell der MHC Klasse I (Links) und MHC Klasse II Proteinkomplexe (Rechts) mit den Untereinheiten (Orange und Rosa) und dem präsentierten Antigen (Rot). Der Haupthistokompatibilitätskomplex (Abk. MHC von engl. Major Histocompatibility… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • major histocompatibility complex — n a group of genes in mammals that function esp. in determining the histocompatibility antigens found on cell surfaces and that in humans comprise the alleles occurring at four loci on the short arm of chromosome 6 abbr. MHC * * * (MHC) the genes …   Medical dictionary

  • major histocompatibility complex — major histocompatibility complex. См. главный комплекс гистосовместимости. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • MHC (major histocompatibility complex)-Proteine — MHC (major histocompatibility complex) Proteine, nur bei Wirbeltieren bekannte, der Unterscheidung von körpereigenen und körperfremden Zellen und der Antigenerkennung durch T Lymphocyten dienende Membranproteine. Sie werden von den MHC Genen… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

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