Table 1

HLA-G allelic and genotypic frequencies in patients with HLA-B27 AS and HLA-B27 unaffected controls

HLA-B27 Portuguese patients with ASHLA-B27 Portuguese unaffected controls
Alleles FAs Fc P values
G*01:01 0.820.821.00
G*01:03 0.050.060.33
G*01:04 0.070.080.90
G*01:05 N 0.010.000.36
G*01:06 0.050.040.27
Genotypes FAs Fc P values
G*01:01/G*01:01 0.680.660.77
G*01:01/G*01:03 0.070.130.07
G*01:01/G*01:04 0.110.130.58
G*01:01/G*01:05 N 0.000.000.50
G*01:01/G*01:06 0.100.060.17
G*01:03/G*01:03 0.000.000.48
G*01:03/G*01:04 0.010.000.11
G*01:04/G*01:04 0.000.000.50
G*01:04/G*01:06 0.010.010.68
G*01:05 N / G*01:05 N 0.000.000.48
Alleles FAs Fc P values
14 bp Indel+14 bp (In)0.340.380.46
−14 bp (Del)0.660.620.46
Genotypes FAs Fc P values
Homoz −14 bp (Del) (254)0.390.410.89
Homoz +14 bp (In) (268)0.150.090.27
Heteroz0.460.500.67
  • AS, ankylosing spondylitis; FAs, frequency in patient group; Fc, frequency in control group; P values, Fisher’s exact test.