FTP Directory

The IPD-IMGT/HLA Database provides an FTP site for the retrieval of sequences in a number of pre-formatted files. The sequence are provided as FASTA, PIR and MSF formats, as well as an archive of the sequence alignments and a flat file formatted copy of the database. Descriptions of each file type is available below.

The FTP directory is available at the following address:

Documentation can be found in the README.md file in the directory.

Release Archive

Previous releases are archived as a git repository and available at https://github.com/ANHIG/IMGTHLA. This repository contains a branch for each database release and a Latest branch which contains the most recent files as well as all compressed archives.

All files released under the pre-2010 nomenclature designations and previously available from the FTP directory can now be found in the archive sub-directory.

Terms of Use

The files within the FTP directory are copyrighted by the IPD-IMGT/HLA Database, see licence.html and distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs License.

Further Information

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Please see our licence for our terms of use.