Table 1

Diversity of the ELA-DRA, exon 2, by taxon

Taxonomic group

MHC symbol

No. of nucleotide sequences

No. of protein sequences


Bovine

BoLA

1

1

Canine

DLA

1

1

Human

HLA

1

1

Non-Human Primate

NHP

13

2

Ovine

OLA

3

3

Swine

SLA

4

3

Equine*

ELA

22

10


Information extracted from the international ImMunoGeneTics (IMGT) information system® (http://www.imgt.org webcite) and the Immuno Polymorphism Database - MHC (IPD-MHC) (http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ipd/mhc/ webcite).

*Equine data was compiled in this study.

Kamath and Getz BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:128   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-128

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