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major histocompatibility complex
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The genetic region which contains the loci of genes which determine the structure of the serologically defined (SD) and lymphocyte-defined (LD) transplantation antigens, genes which control the structure of the immune response-associated (Ia) antigens, the immune response (Ir) genes which control the ability of an animal to respond immunologically to antigenic stimuli, and genes which determine the structure and/or level of the first four components of complement.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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Used For
histocompatibility complex
MHC (major histocompatibility complex)
Broader Term
genes
immunogenetics
Related Term
histocompatibility antigens
Spanish
complejo mayor de histocompatibilidad
Term Number
42599