Gene Detail

Gene Symbol HLA-A
Synonyms HLAA
Gene Description HLA-A, HLA class I histocompatibility antigen, plays a role in the presentation of foreign antigens to the immune system. Hla-a mutations are associated with the risk of several cancers (PMID: 20388056; PMID: 22880099; PMID: 22814293).
Entrez Id 3105
Chromosome 6
Map Location 6p22.1
Canonical Transcript NM_002116


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