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Table 1 Summary of cloned RT1-E and RT1-E2 sequences identified to date

From: Characterisation of RT1-E2, a multigenic family of highly conserved rat non-classical MHC class I molecules initially identified in cells from immunoprivileged sites

Haplotypes\loci Source * RT1-E RT1-E2a RT1-E2b RT1-E2c RT1-E2d
RT1g(PC12) PC12 cell line [31]     p57 p4.4, p4.6
RT1l(LEW) RT PCR from LEW placenta   6 4 + 1 missing 2 nucl. at the start of exon 5 2 + 1 missing exon 7 4
  RT PCR from LEW neurospheres   1 2 2 + 1 carrying 15 extra nucl. at start of exon 6 5 + 1 carrying 15 extra nucl. at start of exon 6
RT1 u RT PCR from PVG-RT1uneurospheres Eu[25] = Pa [74]   2   
RT1n(BN) BN PAC clone from RPCI-31 library    "clone 4"[35] + genomic sequence ([36] and this study)   
RT1av 1(DA) cDNA library from DA mitogen-induced lymphoblasts [69] 4   1 clone missing 2 nucl. at the start of exon 5   
RT1c(PVG) cDNA library from PVG NK cells [34]      2 +1 partially spliced
ESTs Sprague Dawley (outbred)   bi281890 & bi283769 (both have 15 extra nuc. at the start of exon 5 because of mutated splice acceptor) + bi300597, aw921555 & bg372625
  1. footnote: * Sequences whose names appear in italics (i.e. Eu, Pa and clone 4) were obtained by other groups from different sources.