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"+" or "-" indicates if the gene sequences have been found (+) or not been found (-) rearranged (R), transcribed (T) and/or translated into protein (Pr). Arbitrarily that information is shown on the first line of each gene when the data have been confirmed by several studies.

Functionality is shown between parentheses, (F) and (P), when the accession number refers to rearranged genomic DNA or cDNA and the corresponding germline gene has not yet been isolated.
Functionality is shown between brackets, [F] and [P], when the accession number refers to genomic DNA, but not known as being germline or rearranged.

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The 7 human (Homo sapiens) IGKV subgroups belong to three clans (Figure IGKV clans). Clans comprise, respectively:

IGKV gene names are designated by a number for the subgroup, followed by a dash and a number for the localization from 3' to 5' in the locus. The IGKV genes of the distal duplicated V-CLUSTER are designated by the same number as the corresponding genes in the proximal V-CLUSTER, with the letter D added.

IMGT subgroup IMGT gene name IMGT allele name Fct Chromosomal localization R T Pr Positions in the locus IMGT/LIGM-DB reference sequences IMGT/LIGM-DB sequences from the literature
Clone names Accession numbers Positions in the sequence (L-PART1 to V-EXON) Secondary accession numbers Clone names Accession numbers Positions in the sequence (L-PART1 to V-EXON)
IGKV1 IGKV1-5 IGKV1-5*01 F 2p11.2 L12 MAP Z00001 [2] HK102 MAP J00245 [2]
IGKV1-5*02 F 2p11.2 V1 MAP M23851 [12]
IGKV1-5*03 F 2p11.2 + + + L12a MAP X72813 [10]
IGKV1-6 IGKV1-6*01 F 2p11.2 + L11 (Vf) MAP M64858 [26] DPK3 X93621 [6]
IGKV1-6*02 F 2p11.2 MAP KM455558 [43]
IGKV1-8 IGKV1-8*01 F (1) 2p11.2 + L9 (Ve) MAP Z00014 [20] K02097 [20] KM455559 [43]
IGKV1-9 IGKV1-9*01 F (2) 2p11.2 + + L8 (Vd) MAP Z00013 [20] K02096 [20] DPK8 X93626 [6]
IGKV1-12 IGKV1-12*01 F 2p11.2 + + + L5 MAP V01577 [20] Vb MAP K02094 [20]
DPK5 X93623 [6]
IGKV1-12*02 F 2p11.2 (49) (49) L5/19a (V4b; Vb') MAP V01576 [20] (46)
IGKV1-13 IGKV1-13*01 P (3) 2p11.2 L4 (Va) MAP Z00010 [20] K02093 [20] DPK31 X93647 [6]
IGKV1-13*02 F (42) 2p11.2 + + + L4/18a (V4a; Va') MAP Z00006 [20] K02098 [20]
IGKV1-16 IGKV1-16*01 F 2p11.2 + + L1 (HK137; Q14) MAP J00248 [3]
IGKV1-16*02 [F] 2p11.2 FM164406 [42] °
IGKV1-17 IGKV1-17*01 F 2p11.2 + + + A30 MAP X72808 [10] SG3 X92334 [9]
A30 MAP D88254 [39]
IGKV1-17*02 F 2p11.2 + A30 MAP D88255 [39]
IGKV1-17*03 F 2p11.2 MAP KM455566 [43] FM164407 [42] (52) °
IGKV1-22 IGKV1-22*01 P (4) 2p11.2 A25 MAP X71885 [24]
IGKV1-27 IGKV1-27*01 F (5) 2p11.2 + + A20 (Y2) MAP X63398 [15] DPK4 X93622 [6]
IGKV1-32 IGKV1-32*01 P (6) 2p11.2 A15 MAP X71883 [24] DPK35 (48) X93651 [6]
A15a MAP V00560 [2]
HK100 MAP J00250 [2]
J00251 [23]
DPK35 (48) X93651 [6]
IGKV1-33 IGKV1-33*01 F 2p11.2 + + + O18 MAP M64856 [26] 018a MAP M64857 [26]
DPK1 (48) X93620 [6]
IGKV1-35 IGKV1-35*01 P (7) 2p11.2 O16 (Q1) MAP X71890 [24]
IGKV1-35*02 P (7) 2p11.2 O6/16a (V55) MAP Z00005 [12] (46)
IGKV1-37 IGKV1-37*01 ORF (38) 2p11.2 + O14 (Q5) MAP X59316 [18] O4/14a (DILp1) MAP X70466 [17] (46)
DPK11 (48) X93629 [6]
IGKV1-39 IGKV1-39*01 F 2p11.2 + + + O12 MAP X59315 [18] DPK9 (48) X93627 [6]
IGKV1-39*02 P (8) 2p11.2 O12a (V3b) MAP X59318 [18]
IGKV1D-8 IGKV1D-8*01 F 2p11.2 + + L24 (Ve"; V13; Q3) MAP Z00008 [12] L24a MAP X72819 [10]
DPK10 X93628 [6]
IGKV1D-8*02 F 2p11.2 MAP KM455563 [43]
IGKV1D-8*03 F 2p11.2 MAP KM455567 [43]
IGKV1D-12 IGKV1D-12*01 F 2p11.2 (49) (49) L19 (Vb") MAP X17263 [21] DPK6 X93624 [6]
IGKV1D-12*02 F 2p11.2 (49) (49) L5/19a (V4b; Vb') MAP V01576 [20] (46)
IGKV1D-13 IGKV1D-13*01 F (9) 2p11.2 + + L18 (Va") MAP X17262 [21]
IGKV1D-13*02 F 2p11.2 MAP KM455562 [43]
IGKV1D-16 IGKV1D-16*01 F 2p11.2 L15 (HK166; Q13) MAP K01323 [3] HK134 MAP X92329 [3]
DPK7 X93625 [6]
IGKV1D-16*02 F 2p11.2 L15a (HK101) MAP V00558 [2] J00246 [2] HK146 MAP K01322 [3]
HK189 MAP K01324 [3]
IGKV1D-17 IGKV1D-17*01 F 2p11.2 + L14 (Q4) MAP X63392 [15] DPK2 Z27498 [6]
IGKV1D-22 IGKV1D-22*01 P (4) 2p11.2 A9 MAP X71887 [24]
IGKV1D-27 IGKV1D-27*01 P (10) 2p11.2 A4 (A4a; V52) MAP Z00004 [12] M23848 [12] DPK30 X93646 [6]
IGKV1D-32 IGKV1D-32*01 P (11) 2p11.2 O9 MAP X71896 [34]
IGKV1D-33 IGKV1D-33*01 F 2p11.2 (49) (49) O8 MAP M64855 [26] DPK1 (48) X93620 [6]
IGKV1D-35 IGKV1D-35*01 P (7) 2p11.2 O6 MAP X71894 [34]
IGKV1D-35*02 P (7) 2p11.2 O6/16a (V55) MAP Z00005 [12] (46)
IGKV1D-37 IGKV1D-37*01 ORF (38) 2p11.2 (49) O4 MAP X71893 [24] O4/14a (DILp1) MAP X70466 [17] (46)
DPK11 (48) X93629 [6]
IGKV1D-39 IGKV1D-39*01 F 2p11.2 (49) (49) O2 MAP X59312 [18] DPK9 (48) X93627 [6]
IGKV1D-42 IGKV1D-42*01 ORF (12) 2p11.2 L22 MAP X72816 [10]
IGKV1D-42*02 ORF (12) 2p11.2 MAP KM455560 [43]
IGKV1D-43 IGKV1D-43*01 F 2p11.2 L23 (Q2) MAP X72817 [10] L23a MAP X72818 [10]
IGKV1-NL1 NL IGKV1-NL1*01 F 2p11.2 VkLa Y14865 [40] (44)
IGKV2 IGKV2-4 IGKV2-4*01 P (13) 2p11.2 L13 (Q6) MAP X72814 [10]
IGKV2-10 IGKV2-10*01 P (14) 2p11.2 L7 MAP Z00012 [20] Vc MAP K02095 [20]
IGKV2-14 IGKV2-14*01 P (15) 2p11.2 L3 (Q12) MAP X72810 [10]
IGKV2-18 IGKV2-18*01 P (16) 2p11.2 A29 MAP X63400 [15] DPK27 X93643 [6]
IGKV2-19 IGKV2-19*01 P (17) 2p11.2 A28 MAP X12692 [29]
IGKV2-23 IGKV2-23*01 P (18) 2p11.2 A24 MAP X71885 [24]
IGKV2-24 IGKV2-24*01 F 2p11.2 + + A23 MAP X12684 [29] DPK16 X93633 [6]
IGKV2-26 IGKV2-26*01 P (19) 2p11.2 A21 MAP X71884 [24]
IGKV2-28 IGKV2-28*01 F 2p11.2 + + + A19 (Q7) MAP X63397 [15] DPK15 (48) X93632 [6]
IGKV2-29 IGKV2-29*01 P (20) 2p11.2 + + A18 (A18a) MAP X63396 [15] DPK28 X93644 [6]
IGKV2-29*02 F 2p11.2 A18b U41645 [1]
IGKV2-29*03 F 2p11.2 + + A18c AJ783437 [41] A18d [41]
A18e [41] (45)
IGKV2-30 IGKV2-30*01 F 2p11.2 + + + A17 MAP X63403 [15] DPK18 X93635 [6]
IGKV2-30*02 [F] 2p11.2 FM164408 [42] °
IGKV2-36 IGKV2-36*01 P (21) 2p11.2 O15 (Q8) MAP X71889 [24]
IGKV2-38 IGKV2-38*01 P (22) 2p11.2 O13 MAP X71888 [24]
IGKV2-40 IGKV2-40*01 F 2p11.2 + + O11 MAP X59314 [18] DPK13 (48) X93631 [6]
IGKV2-40*02 F 2p11.2 O11a (V3a) MAP X59317 [18]
IGKV2D-10 IGKV2D-10*01 P (14) 2p11.2 L21 (Vc") MAP X17265 [21]
IGKV2D-14 IGKV2D-14*01 P (15) 2p11.2 L17 (Vz") MAP X72811 [10]
IGKV2D-18 IGKV2D-18*01 P (16) 2p11.2 A13 MAP X63395 [15]
IGKV2D-19 IGKV2D-19*01 P (23) 2p11.2 A12 MAP X71882 [24]
IGKV2D-23 IGKV2D-23*01 P (24) 2p11.2 A8 MAP X71887 [24]
IGKV2D-24 IGKV2D-24*01 ORF (41) 2p11.2 A7 MAP X63401 [15] DPK17 X93634 [6]
IGKV2D-26 IGKV2D-26*01 F (25) 2p11.2 cos142 MAP AP001216 A5 MAP X12689 [29]
IGKV2D-26*02 F 2p11.2 DPK14 Z27499 [6]
IGKV2D-26*03 F 2p11.2 KM455565 [43]
IGKV2D-28 IGKV2D-28*01 F 2p11.2 (49) (49) A3 MAP X12691 [29] DPK15 (48) X93632 [6]
RR25gl Z46616 [8]
IGKV2D-29 IGKV2D-29*01 F 2p11.2 + + A2 (A2a) MAP M31952 [25] DPK12 X93630 [6]
IGKV2D-29*02 F (26) 2p11.2 A2c [1] U41644 [1] A2b U41643 [1]
IGKV2D-30 IGKV2D-30*01 F 2p11.2 + A1 MAP X63402 [15] DPK19 X93636 [6]
IGKV2D-36 IGKV2D-36*01 P (21) 2p11.2 O5 MAP X71893 [24]
IGKV2D-38 IGKV2D-38*01 P (22) 2p11.2 O3 MAP X71892 [24]
IGKV2D-40 IGKV2D-40*01 F 2p11.2 (49) O1 MAP X59311 [18] DPK13 (48) X93631 [6]
IGKV3 IGKV3-7 IGKV3-7*01 ORF (27) 2p11.2 L10 (kv3h) MAP X02725 [19]
IGKV3-7*02 ORF (27) 2p11.2 L10a MAP X72812 [10]
IGKV3-7*03 ORF (27) 2p11.2 Vh MAP K02769 [19]
IGKV3-7*04 [ORF] (47) 2p11.2 FM164409 [42] °
IGKV3-11 IGKV3-11*01 F 2p11.2 + + L6 MAP X01668 [19] 38K/L6a X92342 [13]
13K20/13K23 L37726 [11]
IGKV3-11*02 F 2p11.2 Vg (kv3g) MAP K02768 [19]
IGKV3-15 IGKV3-15*01 F 2p11.2 + + + L2 (Humkv328h5; Q11) MAP M23090 [16] DPK21 X93638 [6]
IGKV3-20 IGKV3-20*01 F 2p11.2 + + + A27 MAP X12686 [29] A27a (Humkv325) MAP M15038 [22]
X00900 Humkv321 MAP M15039 [4]
VkRF [33]
Tou-kv325 X56593 [31]
DPK22 X93639 [6]
IGKV3-20*02 F 2p11.2 13K18 L37729 [11]
IGKV3-25 IGKV3-25*01 P (28) 2p11.2 A22 MAP X06583 [35] DPK29 X93645 [6]
IGKV3-31 IGKV3-31*01 P (29) 2p11.2 A16 MAP X71883 [24] A16a (Humkv301) MAP M17765 [33]
A16/O10b (Humkv310) (48) MAP M17764 [33] (46)
IGKV3-34 IGKV3-34*01 P (32) 2p11.2 O17 MAP X71891 [24]
IGKV3D-7 IGKV3D-7*01 F 2p11.2 L25 (V138; Q9) MAP X72820 [10] DPK23 Z27500 [6]
IGKV3D-11 IGKV3D-11*01 F 2p11.2 + L20 (Vg"; kv3g") MAP X17264 [21] 13K11/13K12 L37725 [11]
IGKV3D-11*02 F 2p11.2 MAP KM455561 [43]
IGKV3D-11*03 F 2p11.2 3A7 L19271 [32]
IGKV3D-15 IGKV3D-15*01 F 2p11.2 (49) (49) L16 (Q10) MAP X72815 [10] Humkv328h2/L16a MAP M23089 [16]
Humkv328/L16b MAP M23088 [16]
Humkv31es MAP Y00640 [5]
IGKV3D-15*02 P (33) 2p11.2 L16c (Humkv329) MAP M23091 [16]
IGKV3D-15*03 F 2p11.2 MAP KM455564 [43]
IGKV3D-20 IGKV3D-20*01 F 2p11.2 + A11 MAP X12687 [29] Humkv305/A11a MAP M14507 [4]
DPK20 X93637 [6]
IGKV3D-20*02 ORF (53) 2p11.2 3A9 L19272 [32] (54)
IGKV3D-25 IGKV3D-25*01 P (28) 2p11.2 A6 MAP X71886 [24]
IGKV3D-31 IGKV3D-31*01 P (34) 2p11.2 O10 MAP X71896 [34]
IGKV3D-31*02 P (30) 2p11.2 A16/O10b (Humkv310) MAP M17764 [33] (46)
IGKV3D-34 IGKV3D-34*01 P (35) 2p11.2 O7 MAP X71895 [34]
IGKV4 IGKV4-1 IGKV4-1*01 F 2p11.2 + + + B3 MAP Z00023 [14] VkIV-GL S56916 [30]
FSA10gl Z46615 [8]
DPK24 X93640 [6]
HSIGKVZM L33853 [7]
AF017732 [37] (39)
IGKV5 IGKV5-2 IGKV5-2*01 F 2p11.2 + + B2 (EV15) MAP X02485 [27] AF017732 [37] (40)
IGKV6 IGKV6-21 IGKV6-21*01 F (50) 2p11.2 + A26 MAP X63399 [15] DPK26 (48) X93642 [6]
IGKV6-21*02 F 2p11.2 MAP KM455568 [43]
IGKV6D-21 IGKV6D-21*01 F (51) 2p11.2 (49) A10 MAP X12683 [28] DPK26 (48) X93642 [6]
HSIGKAU M27750 [28]
IGKV6D-21*02 F 2p11.2 MAP KM455569 [43]
IGKV6D-41 IGKV6D-41*01 ORF (36) 2p11.2 HSIGKAV M27751 [28] (43) DPK25 X93641 [6]
IGKV7 IGKV7-3 IGKV7-3*01 P (37) 2p11.2 B1 MAP X12682 [36] AF017732 [37]

°: DNA genomic sequence, but not known to be rearranged or germline.
NL: Not Localized in the locus.
MAP: Mapped reference sequences.

IMGT notes:
  1. (1) Based on a 21 bp DELETION starting at nucleotide 4 of DECAMER [11], the IGKV1-8 functionality was initially defined as "ORF". However the identification of several transcripts indicated that the IGKV1-8 gene is functional (Stamatopoulos K., Belessi C. and Lefranc M. P. 10/10/2007).
  2. (2) TTTGCTT instead of TTTGCAT in the core sequence of the DECAMER element [11], but transcript found [8].
  3. (3) CONSERVED-TRP replaced by a STOP-CODON in FR2-IMGT, and non canonical V-HEPTAMER: CATAGTG instead of CACAGTG [11].
  4. (4) STOP-CODONs in FR2-IMGT, INSERTION of 4 bp at position 72 leading to a frameshift in FR3-IMGT [11].
  5. (5) Non canonical V-HEPTAMER: CACTGTG instead of CACAGTG [33], but rearrangement products and productive cDNA found ([8] and see IMGT/GENE-DB).
  6. (6) DELETION of 2 bp at position 17 and INSERTION of 1 bp at position 27/28, 1 bp at position 87/88, and 3 bp at position 85, leading to frameshifts [11]
  7. (7) DELETION of nucleotide 4, and INSERTION of 1 bp at position 15/16. Defective DONOR-SPLICE [11].
  8. (8) STOP-CODON in L-PART1 [11].
  9. (9) IGKV1D-13*01, initially considered as an ORF, due to a non canonical V-HEPTAMER: CATAGTG instead of CACAGTG [11], has been found rearranged and transcribed in a 'productive' sequence (DQ101035). The sequence was obtained from a CLL case expressing kappa light chain isotype (by flow); this case also carried a non-productive, non-transcribed rearranged of the IGKV2-29*01 pseudogene. On these grounds, the IGKV1D-13*01 rearrangement was considered as expressed. (message from K. Stamatopoulous and C. Belessi to M.-P. Lefranc, 07/04/2008).
  10. (10) INSERTION of 1 bp at position 57 in FR3-IMGT, leading to a frameshift [11].
  11. (11) DELETION of 2 bp at position 17, INSERTION of 1 bp between codons 27/28, INSERTION of 3 bp in codon 85, INSERTION of 1 bp between codons 87/88 [11].
  12. (12) TTTGCTT instead of TTTGCAT in the core sequence of the DECAMER, and altered V-HEPTAMER: CACAGGG instead of CACAGTG [11].
  13. (13) No INIT-CODON: ATG replaced by GTG [11].
  14. (14) DELETION of 1 bp at position 74 leading to a frameshift, no INIT-CODON: ATG replaced by GTG, and non canonical ACCEPTOR-SPLICE [11].
  15. (15) No INIT-CODON: ATG replaced by GTG , CT instead of GT in ACCEPTOR_SPLICE, and DELETION of 1 bp at position 4 leading to a frameshift, and non canonical V-HEPTAMER [11].
  16. (16) No INIT-CODON: ATG replaced by ATA [11].
  17. (17) No Vk-gene related sequence was found upstream of codon 12, 5' part of V-REGION truncated [11].
  18. (18) V-EXON consists of 2 parts, separated by 180 bp that show no homology to Ig genes. STOP-CODON at position 35, and no INIT-CODON: ATG replaced by GTG [11].
  19. (19) Frameshift in FR2-IMGT due to 1 bp INSERTION at position 39, and non canonical V-NONAMER [11].
  20. (20) STOP-CODON at position 88 in FR3-IMGT [11].
  21. (21) STOP-CODONs in V-REGION, V-REGION truncated: breakoff of homology before codon 15 and after codon 87 [11].
  22. (22) STOP-CODONs in V-REGION, and breakoff of homology before codon 21, and STOP-CODON in V-REGION [11].
  23. (23) No Vk-gene related sequence was found upstream of codon 12, 5' part of V-REGION truncated [11].
  24. (24) V-EXON consists of 2 parts, separated by 180 bp that show no homology to Ig genes, STOP-CODON in FR2-IMGT, and no INIT-CODON [11].
  25. (25) INSERTION of 1 bp in codon 45 (134^135>ins^a) and DELETION of 1 bp in codon 51 (g153>del) [11]. The insertion in codon 45 leads to a frameshift but the normal reading frame is reestablished by the deletion in codon 51. The resulting sequence shows six amino acid changes from codon 46 to 51 in the FR2-IMGT. The frameshift originally described in FR1-IMGT [13] has not been confirmed.
  26. (26) IGKV2D-29*02, initially considered as an ORF due to a non canonical V-HEPTAMER: CACAGAG instead of CACAGTG, has been found rearranged and transcribed in a 'productive' sequence (DQ101097).
  27. (27) GG instead of AG in the ACCEPTOR_SPLICE [11].
  28. (28) Heavily mutated, insertion of 1.2 kb in V-INTRON. INSERTION of: 3 bp in codon -14/13, 7 bp in codon 81, and DELETION of: 2 bp in codon 27A, 24 bp from codon 56 to 65, 1 bp in codon 83 [11].
  29. (29) STOP-CODON in L-PART1, and DELETION of 2 bp in codon 6 leading to a frameshift [11].
  30. (30) DELETION of 2 bp in codon 5 leading to a frameshift [33].
  31. (31) DELETION of 2 bp at position 6, leading to a frameshift [11].
  32. (32) STOP-CODON in FR1-IMGT and FR2-IMGT at positions 23 and 38, INSERTION of 1 bp at position 85/86 [11].
  33. (33) STOP-CODON in CDR3 in codon 94 [11].
  34. (34) STOP-CODON in L-PART1, and 2 bp DELETION at position 6 leading to a frameshift [11].
  35. (35) STOP-CODON in FR1-IMGT and FR2-IMGT at positions 23 and 38, INSERTION of 1 bp at position 85/86 [11].
  36. (36) Non canonical V-HEPTAMER: CACTGTG instead of CACAGTG [11].
  37. (37) No INIT-CODON: ATG replaced by ATA[11].
  38. (38) IGKV2nd-CYS replaced by a Glycine in FR3-IMGT.
  39. (39) IGKV4-1 is in an inverted orientation of transcription.
  40. (40) IGKV5-2 is in an inverted orientation of transcription.
  41. (41) IGKV1st-CYS replaced by a Phenylalanine in FR1-IMGT.
  42. (42) IGKV1-13*02, initially considered as an ORF, has been found rearranged and expressed in a functional anti-TPO sequence (clone TR1.9) (L12099) [38] (N. Chapal, S. Roux, T. Chardes and M.-P. Lefranc, comment, 9/11/2000). The Fab of that clone has been crystallized and its 3D structure determined (PDB: 1vge). Note that the four first amino acids ELVM of the V-REGION in L12099 and PDB: 1vge are introduced by the primer. The IgA1 theoretical model (PDB: 1iga) uses the 1vge sequence and structure for the kappa chain (M.-P. Lefranc comments, 28/09/2001)
  43. (43) In EMBL, a new accession number M27751 was created, the original accession number X12688 becoming secondary accession number of M27751.
  44. (44) IGKV1-NL1 is most probably a polymorphic gene by insertion/deletion (found in 12 of 57 (21 %) healthy Caucasians) [40].
  45. (45) The most 3' nucleotide of L-PART2 of A18c is A instead of G. This allele is described as IGKV2-29*03 (L-PART2 g12>a) according to the IMGT numbering for coding regions.
  46. (46) It is not known if this sequence corresponds to that gene or to its duplicate. For that reason, the sequence appears twice in the IMGT/GENE-DB reference sequences.
  47. (47) In the absence of complete sequence the functionality ORF has been assigned based on the other alleles.
  48. (48) As the DPK sequences only contain the V-REGION, some of them could be assigned neither to a gene or its duplicate, nor to any allele of the gene.
  49. (49) Means that the rearrangement, transcript or protein could not be assigned to the gene in the proximal or distal cluster.
  50. (50) IGKV6-21*01, initially considered as an ORF, due to a non canonical V-HEPTAMER: CACTGTG instead of CACAGTG [11], has been found rearranged.
  51. (51) IGKV6D-21*01, initially considered as an ORF, due to a non canonical V-HEPTAMER: CACTGTG instead of CACAGTG [11], has been found rearranged.
  52. (52) The sequence FM164407 previously designated as IGKV1D-17*02 has been shown to correspond to allele IGKV1-17*03 (19/01/2015).
  53. (53) Chimeric sequence between IGKV3D-20 in 5', codons 1 to 106, and IGHV3D-11 in 3', codons 107 to 111, and absence of transcripts.
  54. (54) The sequence L19272 obtained by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) has the features of a chimeric sequence between two different genes belonging to the Homo sapiens IGKV3 subgroup (IGKV3D-20 in 5', codons 1 to 106, and IGHV3D-11*02 in 3', codons 107 to 111). This sequence has been assigned to IGKV3D-20*02 allele with the functionality ORF (chimeric sequence and absence of identified transcripts). This assignment needs to be confirmed by analysis of other genomic and mapped germline clones. (M-P. Lefranc, IMGT-NC, 15/02/15)
IMGT references:
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