MHC polymorphisms

Also in 1964, Frank Lilly and colleagues (Lancet 2(7371):1207, 1964) reported an association between H-2 and susceptibility to viral leukemogenesis in the mouse system. This was the first publication of a possible association of MHC polymorphisms and disease susceptibility.

International Union of Immunological SocietiesUniversity of South AfricaInstitute of Infectious Disease and Molecular MedicineElizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids FoundationStellenbosch University