HLA C Products

Antibody Pairs
HLA C Antibody Pair
HLA C Antibody Pair
Species: Hu
Applications: WB, IP
HLA C Overexpression Lysate ( ...
HLA C Overexpression Lysate (Denat...
Species: Hu
Applications: WB
HLA C Overexpression Lysate ( ...
HLA C Overexpression Lysate (Native)
Applications: WB
HLA C Recombinant Protein
HLA C Recombinant Protein
Species: Hu
Applications: PAGE
Species: Hu


HLA-C belongs to the HLA class I heavy chain paralogues. This class I molecule is a heterodimer consisting of a heavy chain and a light chain (beta-2 microglobulin). The heavy chain is anchored in the membrane. Class I molecules play a central role in the immune system by presenting peptides derived from endoplasmic reticulum lumen. They are expressed in nearly all cells. The heavy chain is approximately 45 kDa and its gene contains 8 exons. Exon one encodes the leader peptide, exons 2 and 3 encode the alpha1 and alpha2 domain, which both bind the peptide, exon 4 encodes the alpha3 domain, exon 5 encodes the transmembrane region, and exons 6 and 7 encode the cytoplasmic tail. Polymorphisms within exon 2 and exon 3 are responsible for the peptide binding specificity of each class one molecule. Typing for these polymorphisms is routinely done for bone marrow and kidney transplantation. Over one hundred HLA-C alleles have been described [provided by RefSeq]


Entrez Human
Uniprot Human
Product By Gene ID 3107
Alternate Names
  • MHC class I antigen heavy chain HLA-C
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*8
  • major histocompatibility antigen HLA-C
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*7
  • leukocyte antigen-C alpha chain
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*6
  • leucocyte antigen Cw
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*5
  • leucocyte antigen C
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*4
  • human leukocyte antigen-C alpha chain
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*3
  • HLA class I histocompatibility antigen, Cw-1 alpha chain
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*2
  • C alpha chain
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*17
  • HLC-C
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*16
  • HLA-Cw
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*15
  • FLJ27082
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*14
  • PSORS1
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*12
  • HLA-JY3
  • MHC class I antigen Cw*1
  • D6S204
  • HLAC
  • major histocompatibility complex, class I, C

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