Groups Included in IPD-MHC

The table below details the official group names included in the IPD-MHC database. The table lists the MHC groups and a description of what they include, together with a taxonomy ID identifying the group lineage.

IPD-MHC Group Description Taxon
Non-Human Primates All the members in the Primates order, apart from hominidae family 9443
Felids All the members of the Felidae family, including panthers 9681
Canids All the members of the Canidae family, including Vulpes 9608
Salmonids All the members of the Salmonidae family 8015
Ovids All the members of the Ovis genus 9935
Bovids All the members of the Bovinae subfamily 27592
Equids All the members of the Equidae family 9788
Suids All the members of the Suidae family 9821
Murids All the members of the Muridae family. 10066
Gallus All the members of Gallus genus 9030

Species Included in IPD-MHC

The table below details the official group names and species designations included in the IPD-MHC database. The table lists the MHC group, current official designation, common and scientific name, as well as a taxonomy ID identifying the organism. The official designations are assigned by the Comparitive MHC Nomenclature Committee as established by the International Society for Animal Genetics (ISAG) who are affiliated to the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) - Veterinary Immunology Committee (VIC).

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Great Apes
Lesser Apes
Old World Monkeys
New World Monkeys
Ruminants
Ungulates
IPD-MHC Group Scientific Name Common Name Taxon

New Species

If you are working on MHC nomenclature and your species is not represented above please contact the Comparitive MHC Nomenclature Committee. Nomenclature committees representing different species or groups should also contact IPD Support for further information about the inclusion of their sequences into the IPD-MHC Database.