Full-length sequence of a novel null allele HLA-A*23:38N identified in an individual from Guadeloupe


Marcel G. J. Tilanus
Transplantation Immunology
Tissue Typing Laboratory
Maastricht University Medical Centre
P.O. Box 5800
6202 AZ Maastricht
The Netherlands
Tel: 31 43 3874680
Fax: 31 43 3874678
e-mail: m.tilanus@mumc.nl


The new HLA-A*23:38N allele shows a single-base deletion in exon 2, resulting in a frame shift and a premature stop codon.