Deleted Alleles

Assigned as of September 2021

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*02:17:01 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*02:17:02 (August 2018)
A*02:100 Name never assigned
A*03:194 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*03:213 (July 2015)
A*03:260 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*03:284N (September 2017)
A*03:200Q Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*03:266N (September 2017)
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*24:471 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to A*24:02:01:01 (September 2019)
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 (June 2010)
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*07:02:06 Allele name deleted as shown to be partial of newly named B*07:436 (July 2021)
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*27:215N Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*27:05:02:01 (September 2020)
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*38:156 Sequence name assigned in error and renamed B*39:171 (April 2021)
B*38:157 Sequence name assigned in error and renamed B*39:172 (April 2021)
B*38:158 Sequence name assigned in error and renamed B*39:173 (April 2021)
B*38:159 Sequence name assigned in error and renamed B*39:174 (April 2021)
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*44:525 Named never assigned
B*45:26 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*45:01:01:01 (March 2020)
B*47:01:01:01 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*47:01:01:03 (April 2018)
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*56:55:01:01 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*56:55:01:02 (July 2018)
B*5803 Name never assigned
B*58:30 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*58:01:01 (July 2012)
B*78:01:01:01 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to B*78:01:01:02 (March 2020)
B*7901 Sequence renamed B*15:18:01 (March 1994)
B*9530 Sequence renamed B*15:27:02 (August 2007)
C*01:63:01 Sequence renamed C*01:141 (June 2017)
C*02:02:05 Sequence extended and renamed C*02:10:06 (March 2019)
C*02:16:01 Shown to be identical to C*02:137 (March 2017)
C*03:12 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*03:19 (January 2013)
C*03:99:01 Sequence renamed C*01:169:01 (October 2018)
C*03:99:02 Sequence renamed C*01:169:02 (October 2018)
C*04:01:01:30 Sequence shown to be identical to C*04:01:01:27 (December 2018)
C*05:245 Sequence has now been shown to be in error and is identical to C*05:07N (June 2021)
C*07:01:03 Sequence extended and renamed C*07:18:04 (April 2019)
C*07:295 Name never assigned
C*07:37:01:01 Sequence shown to be in error and is identical to C*07:37:01:02 (October 2020)
C*08:64 Sequence named in error and renamed C*08:33:03 (September 2012)
C*12:299N Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*12:03:01:01 (April 2020)
C*12:274:02N Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to C*12:329N (September 2020)
C*15:05:08 Sequence extended and renamed to C*15:152:03 (January 2020)
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)
DPA1*02:01:01:05 Sequence has now been shown to be in error and is identical to DPA1*02:01:01:09 (September 2021)
DPA1*02:02:01 Sequence has now been shown to be in error and is identical to DPA1*02:07:01 (March 2017)
DPA1*02:02:02:06Q Sequence has now been shown to be in error and is identical to DPA1*02:02:02:01 (August 2020)
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*35:01:02 Sequence renamed DPB1*621:01 as the sequence shown to be different from the extended DPB1*35:01:01 allele by a coding change (Nov 2016)
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)
DPB1*793:01N Sequence named in error and renamed to DPB1*786:01:02N (October 2018)
DQA1*02:06 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQA1*02:01:01:01 (September 2020)
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)
DQA1*01:01:01:04 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQA1*01:01:01:01 (September 2017)
DQA1*03:01:01:02 Name assigned in error and shown to be identical to DQA1*03:01:01:01 (March 2020)
DQA1*03:02:01:03 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQA1*03:02:01:02 (September 2017)
DQB1*02:01:10 Allele named deleted as shown to be partial of newly named DQB1*02:02:15 (July 2021)
DQB1*02:02:06:01 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQB1*02:02:06:02 (March 2020)
DQB1*02:03:01 Sequence extended and renamed DQB1*02:180 (November 2020)
DQB1*03031 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQB1*03:03:02 (January 1995)
DQB1*03:01:01:13 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQB1*03:01:01:07 (July 2017)
DQB1*04:02:01:02 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQB1*04:02:01:01 (September 2017)
DQB1*04:02:01:03 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DQB1*04:02:01:01 (September 2017)
DRB1*03:11:02 Sequence shown to contain errors and renamed DRB1*03:81 (March 2012)
DQB1*03:325 Sequence named in error and renamed to DQB1:03:317:02 (October 2018)
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)
DQB1*06:92:01 Sequence extended and renamed DQB1*06:385 (November 2020)
DRB1*07:01:01:03 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*07:01:01:02 (February 2021)
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*10:01:01:02 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*10:01:01:01 (February 2021)
DRB1*11:01:01:02 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*11:01:01:01 (February 2021)
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*15:02:01:01 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to DRB1*15:02:01:02 (March 2021)
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)
DRB3*03:22:01 Sequence named in error and renamed DRB3*02:173:01 (September 2021)
DRB3*03:22:02 Sequence named in error and renamed DRB3*02:173:02 (September 2021)
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)
E*01:21:02N Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to E*01:117N (September 2020)
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*007:02 Sequence extended and renamed MICA*111:01 (March 2020)
MICA*007:04 Sequence extended and renamed MICA*112:01:01 (February 2020)
MICA*008:07 Sequence shown to contain errors and be identical to MICA*008:01:10 (September 2020)
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*01:159 Sequence renamed A*01:159Q (October 2019)
A*01:281 Sequence renamed A*01:281Q (March 2019)
A*01:301 Sequence renamed A*01:301Q (September 2019)
A*02:01:14 Sequence renamed A*02:01:14Q (March 2011)
A*02:437 Sequence renamed A*02:437Q (October 2019)
A*02:581 Sequence renamed A*02:581Q (October 2019)
A*02:728 Sequence renamed A*02:728Q (October 2019)
A*02:795 Sequence renamed A*02:795Q (March 2019)
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*24:02:01:17 Sequence renamed A*24:02:01:17Q (September 2019)
A*24:329 Sequence renamed A*24:329Q (October 2019)
A*24:378 Sequence renamed A*24:378Q (October 2019)
A*24:447 Sequence renamed A*24:447Q (September 2019)
A*24:450 Sequence renamed A*24:450Q (September 2019)
A*33:03:01:21 Sequence renamed A*33:03:01:21Q (September 2021)
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*18:01:01:12 Sequence renamed B*18:01:01:12Q (September 2019)
B*18:106 Sequence renamed B*18:106Q (October 2019)
B*27:185 Sequence renamed B*27:185Q (October 2019)
B*35:460 Sequence renamed B*35:460Q (October 2020)
B*35:507 Sequence renamed B*35:507N/em> (September 2021)
B*3716 Sequence renamed B*37:16Q (March 2010)
B*38:68Q Sequence renamed B*38:68L (September 2019)
B*41:56 Sequence renamed B*41:56Q (October 2019)
B*44:02:01:13 Sequence renamed B*44:02:01:13Q (September 2019)
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*03:03:01:39 Sequence renamed C*03:03:01:39Q (September 2021)
C*03:03:01:50 Sequence renamed C*03:03:01:50N (April 2021)
C*03:23 Sequence renamed C*03:23N (February 2020)
C*03:169 Sequence renamed C*03:169Q (July 2013)
C*04:61 Sequence renamed C*04:61N (March 2021)
C*04:338 Sequence renamed C*04:338Q (October 2019)
C*04:382 Sequence renamed C*04:382Q (October 2019)
C*06:74 Sequence renamed C*06:74Q (July 2013)
C*07:01:01:100 Sequence renamed C*07:01:01:100Q (April 2021)
C*07:02:01:118 Sequence renamed C*07:02:01:118Q (March 2021)
C*07:226 Sequence renamed C*07:226Q (October 2019)
C*07:235 Sequence renamed C*07:235Q (July 2013)
C*07:432 Sequence renamed C*07:432Q (October 2019)
C*07:713 Sequence renamed C*07:713Q (October 2019)
C*07:833 Sequence renamed C*07:833N (September 2021)
C*08:70 Sequence renamed C*08:70Q (July 2013)
C*12:03:01:42 Sequence renamed C*12:03:01:42Q (September 2021)
C*12:139 Sequence renamed C*12:139Q (October 2019)
Cw*1616 Sequence renamed C*16:16Q (March 2010)
DRB4*01:14 Sequence renamed DRB4*01:14N (September 2019)
DRB5*02:26 Sequence renamed DRB5*02:26N (September 2019)
DQA1*01:07 Sequence renamed DQA1*01:07Q (May 2015)
DPB1*939:01N Sequence renamed DPB1*939:01 (September 2019)
MICA*011:01:04 Sequence renamed MICA*011:01:04Q (September 2021)
MICA*171 Sequence renamed MMICA*171Q (September 2021)