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Unlocking the Mysteries of Immunity: A Deeper Look into the HLA-A Gene

Introduction Human Leukocyte Antigen-A (HLA-A) plays an instrumental role in the immune system, gaining increasing recognition for its diverse influences on our bodies' defense mechanisms. HLA-A gene, a part of the major histocompatibility…
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HLA Typing and the Fundamentals of Immunology

The very essence of HLA typing and its integral role in immunology rests in the highly polymorphic nature of the HLA genes. These genes, responsible for encoding MHC proteins, are key orchestrators of our immune response, a dynamic and complex…
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HLA Typing and HLA Genes in Research: A Primer

Immunology is the study of the immune system, which includes both innate and adaptive immunity. This includes antibodies, specialized proteins that recognize foreign invaders such as bacteria or viruses; T cells, specialized white blood cells…