Human Gene HLA-DPB1 (uc011hgd.2) Description and Page Index
  Description: Homo sapiens major histocompatibility complex, class II, DP beta 1 (HLA-DPB1), mRNA.
RefSeq Summary (NM_002121): HLA-DPB belongs to the HLA class II beta chain paralogues. This class II molecule is a heterodimer consisting of an alpha (DPA) and a beta chain (DPB), both anchored in the membrane. It plays a central role in the immune system by presenting peptides derived from extracellular proteins. Class II molecules are expressed in antigen presenting cells (APC: B lymphocytes, dendritic cells, macrophages). The beta chain is approximately 26-28 kDa and its gene contains 6 exons. Exon one encodes the leader peptide, exons 2 and 3 encode the two extracellular domains, exon 4 encodes the transmembrane domain and exon 5 encodes the cytoplasmic tail. Within the DP molecule both the alpha chain and the beta chain contain the polymorphisms specifying the peptide binding specificities, resulting in up to 4 different molecules. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]. Sequence Note: This RefSeq record was created from transcript and genomic sequence data to make the sequence consistent with the reference genome assembly. The genomic coordinates used for the transcript record were based on transcript alignments. Publication Note: This RefSeq record includes a subset of the publications that are available for this gene. Please see the Gene record to access additional publications. ##Evidence-Data-START## Transcript exon combination :: M83664.1, BC013184.1 [ECO:0000332] RNAseq introns :: single sample supports all introns ERS025081, ERS025082 [ECO:0000348] ##Evidence-Data-END##
Transcript (Including UTRs)
   Position: chr6_mann_hap4:4,501,243-4,515,019 Size: 13,777 Total Exon Count: 6 Strand: +
Coding Region
   Position: chr6_mann_hap4:4,501,359-4,511,561 Size: 10,203 Coding Exon Count: 5 

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Data last updated: 2013-06-14

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Genomic Sequence (chr6_mann_hap4:4,501,243-4,515,019)mRNA (may differ from genome)Protein (258 aa)
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