HLA-DQB1*0404, a novel DQB1-allele detected in a volunteer blood platelet donor typed for HLA

Tissue Antigens. 2010 Sep;76(3):256-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-0039.2010.01492.x.


Introduction of a novel human leukocyte antigen-DQB1 allele, DQB1*0404, which featured one nucleotide mismatch in comparison with DQB1*0402.

MeSH terms

  • Alleles*
  • Amino Acid Substitution
  • Base Sequence
  • Blood Donors*
  • Blood Platelets*
  • HLA-DQ Antigens / genetics*
  • HLA-DQ beta-Chains
  • Humans
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Sequence Analysis, DNA


  • HLA-DQ Antigens
  • HLA-DQ beta-Chains
  • HLA-DQB1 antigen