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 GroupDescriptionTaxon
Non-Human PrimatesAll the members in the Primates order, apart from hominidae family9443
FelidsAll the members of the Felidae family, including panthers9681
CanidsAll the members of the Canidae family, including Vulpes9608
SalmonidsAll the members of the Salmonidae family8015
OvidsAll the members of the Ovis genus9935
BovidsAll the members of the Bovinae subfamily27592
EquidsAll the members of the Equidae family9788
SuidsAll the members of the Suidae family9821
MuridsAll the members of the Muridae family.10066
GallusAll the members of Gallus genus9030

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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Organisms tags

Great Apes
Lesser Apes
Old World Monkeys
New World Monkeys
Ruminants
Ungulates
IPD-MHC GroupScientific NameCommon NameTaxon

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.