HLA Making the Match
The Bioinformatic scientists at Be the Match specialize in understanding the Human Leukocyte Antigen System (HLA). Everyone has a unique and complex HLA system, a legacy from our ancient ancestors who migrated across continents accumulating variation in their genes.
The animation explains how identifying the immune system genes on chromosomes 6 help to refine and speed patient donor matches. Note the unorthodox but clear explanation of sibling matches at 1.20 seconds.