Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor genotypes in the Turkish population

Elbasi, M. O., Tulunay Virlan, A. and Eksioglu Demiralp, E. (2018) Killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor genotypes in the Turkish population. Human Immunology, 79(4), pp. 193-194. (doi: 10.1016/j.humimm.2018.02.008) (PMID:29454072)

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Abstract

One hundred eighty-seven healthy and unrelated volunteers from various regions of Turkey were selected for the study. Killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptors (KIR) genotyping was performed by polymerase chain reaction using commercial sequence-specific oligonucleotide probe (SSOP) kits. Gene frequencies of the Turkish population were determined by direct counting of the positive and negative loci. The genotype data is publicly available in the Allele Frequencies Net Database under the population name "Turkey KIR pop 3" number "3399".

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Tulunay Virlan, Dr Aysin
Authors: Elbasi, M. O., Tulunay Virlan, A., and Eksioglu Demiralp, E.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Infection Immunity and Inflammation
Journal Name:Human Immunology
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0198-8859
ISSN (Online):1879-1166
Published Online:14 February 2018

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