Journal of Virology and Vaccine Development

Volume 1, Issue 1 (2021)

Research Article - Open Access
Major Histocompatibility Complex Genes in Echinodermata

Christopher Helen1,*, David Schwartz2

1Department of Virology, National University of Córdoba, Argentina

2Department of Pathology, Catholic University of Córdoba, Argentina

*Corresponding Author:
Christopher Helen
Department of Virology, National University of Córdoba, Argentina.

Received date: August 26, 2021; Accepted date: September 17, 2021; Published date: September 24, 2021

Citation: Helen C, Schwartz D. Major Histocompatibility Complex Genes in Echinodermata. J Virol Vaccin Dev. 2021;1(1): 8-10.

Copyright: © 2021 Helen C, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


MHC Class II gene was described in Echinodermata, so in Invertebrates. For the present time MHC Class I gene was not found in a significant manner (e-value too weak) but further studies are necessary to conclude about its existence in Echinodermata.


MHC genes; Echinodermata