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Probing MHC DNA in Search of Coding Sequences: Detection of a Novel Gene Located Between C4 and Bf in Mouse and Man

  • Matthieu Lévi-Strauss
  • Michael Carroll
  • Michael Steinmetz
  • Tommaso Meo
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 144)


The search for specific genes in chromosomal regions implicated in particular diseases or associated with certain functions is one of the approaches that may lead to a molecular analysis of inherited albeit biochemically ill defined traits. This strategy is presently pursued to understand the mechanism of some genetically determined diseases such as the Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (Monaco et al., 1986).


Major Histocompatibility Complex Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Cosmid Clone Human Major Histocompatibility Complex Transcriptional Orientation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthieu Lévi-Strauss
    • 1
  • Michael Carroll
    • 2
  • Michael Steinmetz
    • 3
  • Tommaso Meo
    • 1
  1. 1.INSERM U 276 and Unité d’ImmunogénétiqueInstitut PasteurParisCedex 15France
  2. 2.Harvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA
  3. 3.Basel Institute for ImmunologyBaselSwitzerland

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