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USA African American KIR pop 2

Polymorphic Region:

Demographic Data

  Ethnic origin: Black
  Geographic Region: North America
  Latitude: 38º 53' N
  Longitude: 77º 2' W
  Family: Not Known
  Urban/Rural: Unknown

Sample Data

  Sample Size: 100
  Test date: 2008
  Method(s): Sequencing
  Source: Other
  Loci typed:
  Additional notes: Unable to distinguhed 2DL5B*0020101/0020103

Bibliographic Reference

 Publication details:LiHua Hou, Minghua Chen, Bo Jiang, Kanthi Kariyawasam, Jennifer Ng, Carolyn Katovich Hurley In contrast to other stimulatory natural killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor loci, several KIR2DS5 alleles predominate in African Americans. Human Immunology 2009 70 (9): 733-737
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