DrugDB01048 (Abacavir)
Interacting Gene/EnzymeHLA class I histocompatibility antigen protein P5
Gene NameHCP5
UniProt IDQ6MZN7
Defining Change(s)
G allelers2395029
Allele NameHLA-B*5701
Type(s)ADR Directly Studied
GroupsNot Available
DescriptionPatients who carry this SNP are at a higher risk of experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction to abacavir.
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