Deleted Alleles

Assigned as of July 2014

The following list details all alleles that have been deleted from the official WHO HLA Nomenclature up to and including the last database release. The list provides the allele name and reason behind deletion. Please note deleted alleles have not received new allele designations.

Allele Reason for deletion.
A*0105N Sequence shown to be identical to A*01:04N (Jul 01)
A*01:34N Sequence shown to be expressed at low levels and renamed A*01:01:38L (Mar 11)
A*020116 Sequence named in error and renamed A*02:134 (Sep 07)
A*020120 Sequence named in error = A*02:01:18 (Mar 08)
A*0223 Sequence identical to A*02:22:01 (Aug 97)
A*02:01:82 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*02:01:84 (Sep 12)
A*02:100 Name never assigned
A*0298 Sequence named in error = A*02:96 (Aug 06)
A*1128 Sequence renamed A*11:15:02 (Aug 07)
A*11:53 Sequence shown to be identical to corrected sequence of A*11:02:01 (Nov 11)
A*1128 Sequence renamed A*11:15:02 (Aug 07)
A*2401 Sequence shown to contain errors (Mar 95)
A*2412 Sequence shown to be identical to A*24:08 (Jun 96)
A*2416 Sequence renamed A*31:08 (Apr 02)
A*2465 Sequence renamed A*24:13:02 (Aug 07)
A*24:211 Sequence named in error and renamed A*24:135:02 (Sep 12)
A*26:44 Sequence named in error and renamed A*26:43:02 (Jun 10)
A*3005 Sequence shon to contain errors and be identical to A*30:04 (Aug 95)
A*3021 Sequence renamed A*30:11:02 (Aug 07)
A*31011 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*31:01:02 (Jun 96)
A*3302 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*33:03:01 (Nov 96)
A*33:38 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*33:44 (Jul 12)
B*0701 Sequence shown to contain errors (Mar 95)
B*08:06 Sequence shown to be in error and identical to B*08:20 (Jun 10)
B*1305 Sequence submitted in error = B*13:04 (Jul 97)
B*1324 Sequence renamed B*13:22:02 (Jul 09)
B*150105 Sequence corrected and renamed B*15:120 (Sep 06)
B*1522 Sequence renamed B*35:43 (Aug 02)
B*1541 Sequence named in error = B*15:39 (Aug 98)
B*1559 Sequence renamed B*35:44 (Aug 02)
B*15:100 Name never assigned
B*1816 Sequence named in error = B*18:14 (Nov 01)
B*27051 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*27:05:02 (Mar 95)
B*2722 Sequence shown to be identical to B*27:06 (Apr 02)
B*35:43:02 Sequence shown to contain errors and renamed B*35:185 (Sep 11)
B*3573 Sequence renamed B*35:08:03 (Aug 07)
B*39012 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*39:01:01:01 (Jun 93)
B*3921 Sequence shown to be identical to B*39:24 (Dec 00)
B*4017 Sequence named in error = B*40:16 (Apr 98)
B*4041 Sequence named in error = B*40:40 (Nov 01)
B*4203 Named never assigned
B*4401 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*44:02:01:01 (Mar 94)
B*49:15 Sequence shown to be identical to B*49:01:01:01 (Jun 2014)
B*5003 Sequence named in error = B*50:02 (Aug 03)
B*5125 Sequence shown to be identical to B*51:22 (Jul 00)
B*5147 Sequence renamed B*51:09:02 (Aug 07)
B*5506 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*55:04 (Dec 98)
B*5803 Named never assigned
B*58:30 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*58:01:01 (Jul 12)
B*7901 Sequence renamed B*15:18:01 (Mar 94)
B*9530 Sequence renamed B*15:27:02 (Aug 07)
Cw*0101 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*01:02:01 (Feb 96)
Cw*0201 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*02:02:02 (Feb 96)
Cw*021603 Sequence named in error = C*02:16:02 (Apr 2009)
Cw*020204 Sequence shown to be identical to C*02:10 (Apr 06)
Cw*0301 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*03:04:01:01 (Mar 95)
C*03:12 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*03:19 (Jan 13)
Cw*0402 Sequence shown to be identical to C*04:01:01:01 (Jun 99)
Cw*0421 Sequence renamed C*04:15:02 (Aug 07)
Cw*0422 Sequence named in error = C*04:21 (Aug 06)
Cw*0502 Sequence named in error and shown to be identical to C*05:09 (Jul 07)
Cw*0601 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*06:02:01:01 (Jan 95)
Cw*060202 Sequence extended and renamed C*06:17 (Mar 08)
C*07:295 Name never assigned
Cw*0734 Sequence renamed C*07:27:02 (Aug 07)
C*08:64 Sequence named in error and renamed C*08:33:03 (Sep 12)
Cw*1101 Shown to be a sequencing artefact (Nov 91)
Cw*1201 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*12:02:02 (Feb 96)
Cw*1301 Sequence shown to be in error (Aug 02)
Cw*1401 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*14:02:01 (Jul 95)
Cw*1501 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*15:02:01 (Feb 96)
Cw*1514 Sequence renamed C*15:10:02 (Aug 07)
C*15:20 Sequence shown to be identical to C*15:27 (Jun 12)
Cw*1603 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*14:03 (Aug 95)
Cw*16042 Sequence submitted in error = C*16:04:01 (Oct 97)
Cw*1605 Sequence submitted in error = C*16:04:01 (Oct 97)
DPA1*0101 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DPA1*01:03:01 (Feb 95)
DPA1*0102 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DPA1*01:03:01 (Feb 95)
DPB1*02011 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DPB1*02:01:02 (Aug 96)
DPB1*0701 Named never assigned
DPB1*1201 Named never assigned
DPB1*4201 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DPB1*31:01 (Oct 93)
DPB1*4301 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DPB1*28:01 (Oct 93)
DQA1*03012 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQA1*03:02 (Jan 95)
DQA1*05013 Name change to DQA1*05:05, to take account of coding polymorphism in the leader peptide. (Apr 98)
DQB1*03031 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQB1*03:03:02 (Jan 95)
DRB1*03:11:02 Sequence shown to contain errors and renamed DRB1*03:81 (Mar 12)
DRB1*04:05:12 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*04:05:14 (Jul 12)
DRB1*0702 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*07:01:01:01 (Mar 94)
DRB1*08031 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*08:03:02 (Oct 97)
DRB1*09011 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*09:01:02 (Dec 96)
DRB1*1171 Sequence shown to be identical to corrected DRB1*11:02:01 (Dec 08)
DRB1*12031 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*12:01:01 (Dec 96)
DRB1*1466 Sequence renamed DRB1*14:32:02 (Aug 07)
DRB1*1606 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*16:05:01 (Sep 95)
DRB3*010101 Sequence shown to be identical to DRB3*01:01:02:01 (Aug 06)
DRB4*0101102N Sequence shown to be identical to DRB4*01:03:10:02N (Dec 96)
DRB5*0201 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB5*02:02 (Mar 97)
E*0102 Sequence shown to be identical to E*01:01:01:01 (Jun 04)
G*010110 Sequence renamed G*01:04:04 (May 07)
MICA*003 Name never assigned
MICA*021 Sequence renamed MICA*012:03 (Aug 07)
MICA*071 Corrected sequence shown to be identical to MICA*017 (Mar 2013)
MICB*017 Sequence renamed MICB*005:05 (Aug 07)

Renamed Alleles

Allele Description of rename
B*13:08Q Sequence renamed B*13:08 (Jul 13)
B*44:142Q Sequence renamed B*44:142 (Jul 13)
C*02:67 Sequence renamed C*02:67Q (Jul 13)
C*03:169 Sequence renamed C*03:169Q (Jul 13)
C*06:74 Sequence renamed C*06:74Q (Jul 13)
C*07:235 Sequence renamed C*07:235Q (Jul 13)
C*08:70 Sequence renamed C*08:70Q (Jul 13)