germline_ighv - Human IGHV germlines

Description

A character vector of all 344 human IGHV germline gene segment alleles in IMGT Gene-db release 201408-4.

Format

Values correspond to IMGT-gaped nuceltoide sequences (with nucleotides capitalized and gaps represented by “.”) while names correspond to stripped-down IMGT allele names (e.g. “IGHV1-18*01”).

References

Xochelli et al. (2014) Immunoglobulin heavy variable (IGHV) genes and alleles: new entities, new names and implications for research and prognostication in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. Immunogenetics. 67(1):61-6.