Identification of a novel HLA-C*08 allele, HLA-C*08:78, by sequence-based typing in a Korean individual

Authors

  • S.-H. Han,

    1. Division of Molecular Genetics, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Seoul Medical Science Institute, Seoul Clinical Laboratories, Seoul, South Korea
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  • Y.-A. Heo,

    1. Division of Molecular Genetics, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Seoul Medical Science Institute, Seoul Clinical Laboratories, Seoul, South Korea
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  • O.-J. Kwon,

    1. Department of Molecular Genetics, Biowithus Life Science Institute, Seoul, South Korea
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  • Y.-J. Kim,

    1. Division of Molecular Genetics, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Seoul Medical Science Institute, Seoul Clinical Laboratories, Seoul, South Korea
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  • K.-R. Lee

    Corresponding author
    1. Division of Molecular Genetics, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Seoul Medical Science Institute, Seoul Clinical Laboratories, Seoul, South Korea
    • Correspondence

      Kyoung-Ryul Lee, MD, PhD

      Department of Laboratory Medicine

      Seoul Medical Science Institute

      Seoul Clinical Laboratories

      7-14 DongBingGo-Dong

      YongSan-Gu

      Seoul

      South Korea

      Tel: 82 2 330 0510

      Fax: 82 2 790 6509

      e-mail: dkrlee@scllab.co.kr

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Abstract

HLA-C*08:78 differs from C*08:01:01 by a nonsynonymous mutation at codon 239 (GGA to AGA) in exon 4.

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