Table 2

HLA supertype specificity descriptions.

Supertype(s)

B pocket specificity

F pocket specificity


A01

Small and aliphatic

Aromatic and large hydrophobic

A01 A03

Small and aliphatic

Aromatic and basic

A01 A24

Small, aliphatic and aromatic

Aromatic and large hydrophobic

A02

Small and aliphatic

Aliphatic and small hydrophobic

A03

Small and aliphatic

Basic

A24

Aromatic and aliphatic

Aromatic, aliphatic and hydrophobic

B07

Proline

Aromatic, aliphatic and hydrophobic

B08

Undefined

Aromatic, aliphatic and hydrophobic

B27

Basic

Aromatic, aliphatic, basic and hydrophobic

B44

Acidic

Aromatic, aliphatic and hydrophobic

B58

Small

Aromatic, aliphatic and hydrophobic

B62

Aliphatic

Aromatic, aliphatic and hydrophobic


Sidney et al. BMC Immunology 2008 9:1   doi:10.1186/1471-2172-9-1

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