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    • Comparative Genomics of the Major Histocompatibility Complex in Amniotes 

      Godinez, Ricardo (2013-03-18)
      The major histocompatibility complex region (MHC) is a multi gene family present in all jawed vertebrates, with a fundamental role in vertebrate immunity. More than two decades of studies have resulted in the characterization ...
    • Gene Duplication and Fragmentation in the Zebra Finch Major Histocompatibility Complex 

      Balakrishnan, Christopher N; Ekblom, Robert; Völker, Martin; Westerdahl, Helena; Kotkiewicz, Holly; Burt, David W; Graves, Tina; Griffin, Darren K; Warren, Wesley C; Godinez, Ricardo; Edwards, Scott V. (BioMed Central, 2010)
      Background: Due to its high polymorphism and importance for disease resistance, the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) has been an important focus of many vertebrate genome projects. Avian MHC organization is of ...