|Allele Name||b variant|
|Allele Type||Not Applicable (Not Applicable)|
|Allele Synonym(s)||TL-; Tlab|
|Gene Symbol and Name||H2-T18, histocompatibility 2, T region locus 18|
|Strain of Origin||Not Applicable|
|Molecular Note||The allele H2-T18b determines absence of the antigen (TL-) and occurs in strains C57BL/6, AKR, C3H/An, and many others.|
The Jackson Laboratory has not developed a genotyping protocol for H2 haplotypes. The following reference may helpful: Saha BK. J Immunol Meth 1996 Jul 17;194(1):77-83. (PMID: 8690943). Alternatively, haplotype-specific antibodies can be used with FACS.
When using the A.SW-H2s H2-T18b/SnJ mouse strain in a publication, please cite the originating article(s) and include JAX stock #000471 in your Materials and Methods section.