Table 1

Number of MHC class I coding alleles and intron 2 sequences in humans and chimpanzees

LocusNo. MHC class I coding allelesN*No. intron 2 sequences
 A 2434015
 B 4783323
 Cw 1151512
 A 26188
 B 431611
 C 21116
  • S. G. E. Marsh and J. Robinson donated the annotated HLA-A intron 2 data. The other HLA intron 2 sequences were collected from various databases, whereas the chimpanzee intron 2 data are from this study. 

  • * Number of MHC alleles that are studied for their neighboring intron 2 sequence.