MR1 discovery

Keiichiro Hashimoto

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The moment of MR1 discovery is described. The MR1 gene is the first and the last reported human MHC-related gene intentionally isolated from the human genome composed of three billion base pairs. Evolutionary considerations formed the basis of its isolation. Some details surrounding the moment and some retrospective descriptions with various kinds of encounters are also included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)491-498
Number of pages8
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 01-08-2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Immunology
  • Genetics


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