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HLA-A Antigens

Polymorphic class I human histocompatibility (HLA) surface antigens present on almost all nucleated cells. At least 20 antigens have been identified which are encoded by the A locus of multiple alleles on chromosome 6. They serve as targets for T-cell cytolytic responses and are involved with acceptance or rejection of tissue/organ grafts.

Year introduced: 1989

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Tree Number(s): D09.400.430.890.489.400, D12.776.395.550.489.400, D12.776.543.550.439.400, D23.050.301.500.100.400, D23.050.301.500.450.370, D23.050.705.552.100.400, D23.050.705.552.450.370

MeSH Unique ID: D015234

Entry Terms:

  • HLA A Antigens
  • HLA-A
  • Antigens, HLA-A
  • Antigens, HLA A

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