MHC Class I and Class II differences (mhc i vs mhc ii)

Differences between MHC Class I and Class II

MHC Class I and Class II differences (mhc i vs mhc ii) The major differences are: S.N. Characteristics MHC-I molecule MHC -II molecule 1. Distribution Present on almost all nucleated cells including platelets. Have a restricted tissue distribution and are chiefly found on macrophages, dendritic cells, B cells, and other antigen-presenting cells only. 2. Encoding … Read more MHC Class I and Class II differences (mhc i vs mhc ii)

Major Histocompatibility Complex I- Structure, Mechanism and Functions

Major Histocompatibility Complex I- Structure, Mechanism and Functions

Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) is a part of the genome of all vertebrates that code for molecules which are important in immune recognition. In humans, the MHC is a cluster of genes located on chromosome 6 which code for MHC proteins also called Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA). MHC proteins are a set of cell surface proteins essential … Read more Major Histocompatibility Complex I- Structure, Mechanism and Functions