Detection of a novel HLA-B allele, HLA-B*08:111, in an Italian bone marrow donor

Authors

  • C. Barzi,

    Corresponding author
    1. Medical Genetics Unit, S. Camillo-Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    2. Department of Transfusion Medicine, San Maurizio Regional Hospital, Bolzano, Italy
    • Correspondence

      Camilla Barzi, MSc

      Medical Genetics Unit

      S. Camillo-Forlanini Hospital

      C.ne Gianicolense 87

      Rome

      Italy

      Tel.: 39 0658 704 210

      Fax: 39 0658 704 647

      e-mail: cbarzi@scamilloforlanini.rm.it

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  • C. Vecchiato,

    1. Medical Genetics Unit, S. Camillo-Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    2. Department of Transfusion Medicine, San Maurizio Regional Hospital, Bolzano, Italy
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  • M. Catalano,

    1. Medical Genetics Unit, S. Camillo-Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    2. Department of Transfusion Medicine, San Maurizio Regional Hospital, Bolzano, Italy
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  • P. Grammatico,

    1. Medical Genetics Unit, S. Camillo-Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    2. Department of Transfusion Medicine, San Maurizio Regional Hospital, Bolzano, Italy
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  • A. Moscetti

    1. Medical Genetics Unit, S. Camillo-Forlanini Hospital, Rome, Italy
    2. Department of Transfusion Medicine, San Maurizio Regional Hospital, Bolzano, Italy
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Abstract

The newly detected HLA-B*08:111 allele shows two nucleotide differences from B*08:01:01 in codons 113 and 114.

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