A genomic study on distribution of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-A and HLA-B alleles in Lak population of Iran

Shahsavar, Farhad and Varzi, Ali-Mohammad and Ahmadi, Seyyed Amir Yasin (2017) A genomic study on distribution of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-A and HLA-B alleles in Lak population of Iran. GENOMICS DATA, 11. pp. 3-6. ISSN 2213-5960

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Abstract

Anthropological studies based on the highly polymorphic gene, human leukocyte antigen (HLA), provide useful information for bone marrow donor registry, forensic medicine, disease association studies, as well as infertility treatment, designing peptide vaccines against tumors, and infectious or autoimmune diseases. The aim of this study was to determine HLA-A and HLA-B allele frequencies in 100 unrelated Lak/laek/individuals from Lorestan province of Iran. Finally, we compared the resultswith that previously described in Iranian population. Commercial HLA-Type kits from BAG (Lich, Germany) company were used for determination of the HLA-A and HLA-B allele frequencies in genomic DNA, based on polymerase chain reaction with sequence specific primer (PCR-SSP) assay. The differences between the populations in distribution of HLA-A and HLA-B alleles were estimated by chi-squared test with Yate's correction. The most frequent HLA-A alleles were *24 (20%), *02 (18%), *03 (12%) and *11 (10%), and the most frequent HLA-B alleles were *35 (24%), *51 (16%), *18 (6%) and *38 (6%) in Lak population. HLA-A*66 (1%), *74(1%) and HLA-B*48 (1%), *55(1%) were the least observed frequencies in Lak population. Our results based on HLA-A and HLA-B allele frequencies showed that Lak population possesses the previously reported general features of Iranians but still with unique. (C) 2016 Published by Elsevier Inc. Keywords Author Keywords:HLA class I; Lak population; Anthropology; Immunology; Iran

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: sobhan rezaiian
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2017 15:15
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2017 15:15
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/962

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