Deleted Alleles

Assigned as of June 2016

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

Allele Reason for deletion
A*0105N Sequence shown to be identical to A*01:04N (July 2001)
A*01:34N Sequence shown to be expressed at low levels and renamed A*01:01:38L (March 2011)
A*020116 Sequence named in error and renamed A*02:134 (September 2007)
A*020120 Sequence named in error = A*02:01:18 (March 2008)
A*0223 Sequence identical to A*02:22:01 (August 1997)
A*0298 Sequence named in error = A*02:96 (August 2006)
A*02:01:82 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*02:01:84 (September 2012)
A*02:100 Name never assigned
A*03:194 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*03:213 (July 2015)
A*1128 Sequence renamed A*11:15:02 (August 2007)
A*11:53 Sequence shown to be identical to corrected sequence of A*11:02:01 (November 2011)
A*23:69 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*23:01:01 (March 2016)
A*2401 Sequence shown to contain errors (March 1995)
A*2412 Sequence shown to be identical to A*24:08 (June 1996)
A*2416 Sequence renamed A*31:08 (April 2002)
A*2465 Sequence renamed A*24:13:02 (August 2007)
A*24:211 Sequence named in error and renamed A*24:135:02 (September 2012)
A*26:03:02 Sequence named in error and renamed A*26:111 (February 2015)
A*26:44 Sequence named in error and renamed A*26:43:02 (June2010)
A*3005 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*30:04 (August 1995)
A*3021 Sequence renamed A*30:11:02 (August 2007)
A*31011 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*31:01:02 (June 1996)
A*3302 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*33:03:01 (November 1996)
A*33:38 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*33:44 (July 2012)
B*0701 Sequence shown to contain errors (March 1995)
B*08:06 Sequence shown to be in error and identical to B*08:20 (June 2010)
B*1305 Sequence submitted in error = B*13:04 (July 1997)
B*1324 Sequence renamed B*13:22:02 (July 2009)
B*150105 Sequence corrected and renamed B*15:120 (Septmeber 2006)
B*1522 Sequence renamed B*35:43 (August 2002)
B*1541 Sequence named in error = B*15:39 (August 1998)
B*1559 Sequence renamed B*35:44 (August 2002)
B*15:100 Name never assigned
B*1816 Sequence named in error = B*18:14 (November 2001)
B*27051 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*27:05:02 (March 1995)
B*2722 Sequence shown to be identical to B*27:06 (April 2002)
B*3573 Sequence renamed B*35:08:03 (August 2007)
B*35:43:02 Sequence shown to contain errors and renamed B*35:185 (September 2011)
B*39012 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*39:01:01:01 (June 1993)
B*3921 Sequence shown to be identical to B*39:24 (December 2000)
B*4017 Sequence named in error = B*40:16 (April 1998)
B*4041 Sequence named in error = B*40:40 (November 2001)
B*4203 Name never assigned
B*4401 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*44:02:01:01 (March 1994)
B*44:246N Named never assigned
B*49:15 Sequence shown to be identical to B*49:01:01 (June 2014)
B*5003 Sequence named in error = B*50:02 (August 1997)
B*5125 Sequence shown to be identical to B*51:22 (July 2000)
B*5147 Sequence renamed B*51:09:02 (August 2007)
B*5506 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*55:04 (December 1998)
B*5803 Name never assigned
B*58:30 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*58:01:01 (July 2012)
B*7901 Sequence renamed B*15:18:01 (March 1994)
B*9530 Sequence renamed B*15:27:02 (August 2007)
C*03:12 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*03:19 (January 2013)
C*07:295 Name never assigned
C*08:64 Sequence named in error and renamed C*08:33:03 (September 2012)
C*15:20 Sequence shown to be identical to C*15:27 (June 2012)
Cw*0101 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*01:02:01 (February 1996)
Cw*0201 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*02:02:02 (February 1996)
Cw*020204 Sequence shown to be identical to C*02:10 (May 2006)
Cw*021603 Sequence named in error = C*02:16:02 (April 2009)
Cw*0301 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*03:04:01:01 (March 1995)
Cw*0402 Sequence shown to be identical to C*04:01:01:01 (June 1999)
Cw*0421 Sequence renamed C*04:15:02 (August 2007)
Cw*0422 Sequence named in error = Cw*0421 (August 2006)
Cw*0502 Sequence named in error and shown to be identical to C*05:09 (July 2007)
Cw*0601 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*06:02:01:01 (January 1995)
Cw*060202 Sequence extended and renamed C*06:17 (March 2008)
Cw*0734 Sequence renamed C*07:27:02 (August 2007)
Cw*1101 Shown to be a sequencing artefact (November 1991)
Cw*1201 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*12:02:02 (February 1996)
Cw*1301 Sequence shown to be in error (July 2002)
Cw*1401 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*14:02:01 (July 1995)
Cw*1501 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*15:02:01 (February 1996)
Cw*1514 Sequence renamed C*15:10:02 (August 2007)
Cw*1603 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*14:03 (August 1995)
Cw*16042 Sequence submitted in error = C*16:04:01 (October 1997)
Cw*1605 Sequence submitted in error = C*16:04:01 (October 1997)
DPA1*0101 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DPA1*01:03:01 (February 1995)
DPA1*0102 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DPA1*01:03:01 (February 1995)
DPB1*02011 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DPB1*02:01:02 (August 1996)
DPB1*0701 Name never assigned
DPB1*1201 Name never assigned
DPB1*4201 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DPB1*31:01 (October 1993)
DPB1*4301 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DPB1*28:01 (October 1993)
DQA1*03012 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQA1*03:02 (January 1995)
DQA1*05013 To take account of coding polymorphism in the leader peptide, sequence renamed DQA1*05:05 (April 1998)
DQB1*03031 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQB1*03:03:02 (January 1995)
DRB1*03:11:02 Sequence shown to contain errors and renamed DRB1*03:81 (March 2012)
DRB1*04:05:12 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*04:05:14 (July 2012)
DRB1*04:94:02N Sequence named in error = DRB1*04:212N (May 2016)
DRB1*0702 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*07:01:01:01 (March 1994)
DRB1*08031 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*08:03:02 (October 1997)
DRB1*08:01:03 Sequence shown to be identical to corrected DRB1*08:01:01(March 2016)
DRB1*09011 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*09:01:02 (December 1996)
DRB1*1171 Sequence shown to be identical to corrected DRB1*11:02:01 (December 2008)
DRB1*11:11:02 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*11:11:01 (April 2015)
DRB1*12031 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*12:01:01 (December 1996)
DRB1*1466 Sequence renamed DRB1*14:32:02 (August 2007)
DRB1*1606 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*16:05:01 (September 1995)
DRB3*010101 Sequence shown to be identical to DRB3*01:01:02:01 (August 2006)
DRB4*0101102N Sequence shown to be identical to DRB4*01:03:01:02N (December 1996)
DRB5*0201 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB5*02:02 (March 1997)
E*0102 Sequence shown to be identical to E*01:01:01:01 (May 2004)
F*01:01:03:01 Sequence corrected and renamed F*01:01:01:09 (December 2015)
F*01:01:03:02 Sequence corrected and renamed F*01:01:01:10 (December 2015)
F*01:01:03:03 Sequence corrected and renamed F*01:01:01:11 (December 2015)
F*01:01:03:04 Sequence corrected and renamed F*01:01:01:12 (December 2015)
G*010110 Sequence renamed G*01:04:04 (April 2007)
MICA*003:01 Name never assigned
MICA*021 Sequence renamed MICA*012:03 (August 2007)
MICA*071 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to MICA*017 (March 2013)
MICB*017 Sequence renamed MICB*005:05 (August 2007)

Alleles With Changed Suffixes

Allele Description of rename
A*02:01:14 Sequence renamed A*02:01:14Q (March 2011)
A*1150 Sequence renamed A*11:50Q (March 2010)
A*1152 Sequence renamed A*11:52Q (March 2010)
A*23:19Q Sequence renamed A*23:19N (April 2015)
A*33:03:03 Sequence renamed A*33:03:03Q (March 2011)
B*07:44 Sequence renamed B*07:44N (March 2016)
B*13:08Q Sequence renamed B*13:08 (July 2013)
B*3716 Sequence renamed B*37:16Q (March 2010)
B*44:142Q Sequence renamed B*44:142 (July 2013)
B*44:160 Sequence renamed B*44:160Q (June 2013)
C*02:67 Sequence renamed C*02:67Q (July 2013)
C*03:169 Sequence renamed C*03:169Q (July 2013)
C*06:74 Sequence renamed C*06:74Q (July 2013)
C*07:235 Sequence renamed C*07:235Q (July 2013)
C*08:70 Sequence renamed C*08:70Q (July 2013)
Cw*1616 Sequence renamed C*16:16Q (March 2010)
DQA1*01:07 Sequence renamed DQA1*01:07Q (May 2015)