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Citing IMGT/Collier-de-Perles:
Ruiz, M. and Lefranc, M.-P. Immunogenetics, 53, 857-883 (2002). PMID: 11862387
Kaas, Q. and Lefranc, M.-P. Current Bioinformatics, 2, 21-30 (2007). pdf
Kaas, Q., Ehrenmann, F. and Lefranc, M.-P. Brief. Funct. Genomic Proteomic, 6, 253-264 (2007). PMID: 18208865 pdf
Ehrenmann, F., Giudicelli., V, Duroux, P., Lefranc, M.-P. Cold Spring Harbor Protoc., 6, 726-736 (2011). PMID: 21632776 Abstract also in IMGT booklet with generous provision from Cold Spring Harbor (CSH) Protocols pdf (high res) pdf (low res)


What IMGT/Collier-de-Perles allows

IMGT Collier de Perles for V domain

IMGT Collier de Perles for C domain

IMGT Collier de Perles for G domain

IMGT Collier de Perles for S domain


[1] Lefranc, M.-P. , Giudicelli, V., Ginestoux, C., Bosc, N., Folch, G., Guiraudou, D., Jabado-Michaloud, J., Magris, S., Scaviner, D., Thouvenin, V., Combres, K., Girod, D., Jeanjean, S., Protat, C., Yousfi-Monod, M., Duprat, E., Kaas, Q., Pommie, C., Chaume, D. and Lefranc G. (2004) IMGT-ONTOLOGY for immunogenetics and immunoinformatics. In Silico Biology 4:17-29
[2] Lefranc, M.-P., WHO-IUIS Nomenclature Subcommittee for Immunoglobulins and T cell receptors report, Dev. Comp. Immunol. (in press).
[3] Lefranc, M.-P., Pommié, C., Ruiz, M., Giudicelli, V., Foulquier, E., Truong, L., Thouvenin-Contet, V. and Lefranc G. (2003) IMGT unique numbering for immunoglobulin and T cell receptor variable domains and Ig superfamily V-like domains. Dev Comp Immunol 27:55-77 PMID:12477501
[4] Lefranc, M.-P., Pommié, C., Kaas, Q., Duprat, E., Bosc, N., Guiraudou, D., Jean, C., Ruiz, M., Da Piedade, L., Rouard, M., Foulquier, E., Thouvenin, V. and Lefranc G. (2005) IMGT unique numbering for immunoglobulin and T cell receptor constant domains and Ig superfamily C-like domains. Dev Comp Immunol 29:185-203 PMID:15572068
IMGT/Collier-de-Perles development:
IMGT/Collier-de-Perles was first implemented by Manuel Ruiz (2001) and has been developed since 2001 by Quentin Kaas, since 2006 by François Ehrenmann, and since 2011 by Patrice Duroux
Contact: Marie-Paule Lefranc
Editors: Quentin Kaas (2001-2007), François Ehrenmann (2006-2011), Caroline Tournier (2011-2013), Typhaine Paysan-Lafosse (2013-2016) and Patrice Duroux (LIGM, Montpellier, France)