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Blood group

(Science: haematology) An inherited feature on the surface of the red blood cell. A series of related blood groups make up a blood group system such as the ABO system or the rH system.

Erythrocytic allotypes (or phenotypes) defined by one or more cellular antigenic structural groupings under the control of allelic genes. Blood groups, especially for man, are identified by agglutinins supported by specific human or animal antisera and by lectins extracted from certain plants.

See: blood group antigen.


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Blood groups agglutination

By mixing test tube containing Group O cells, UDP-Gal, B-serum with group O serum why would there be agglutination? Can someone please explain the biochemistry behind it?

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by revision
Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:56 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Blood groups agglutination
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An Investigation of ABO Group Antigen Structure question?

Group O red blood cells have been incubated with either UDP-galactose or UDP-N- acetyl galactosamine together with group A, group ...

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Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:17 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: An Investigation of ABO Group Antigen Structure question?
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Blood Genetics help please

The A, B and O antigens of the human blood system are sugars that can be found on the surface of red blood cells. The alleles ... genotype AB), then both A and B antigens are present and the person has a blood group of AB. Because both the A and B antigens are produced, the A and B alleles are ...

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by girlslovebarbie
Sat Feb 01, 2014 2:58 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Blood Genetics help please
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I Need Help understanding gametes, genotypes and phenotypes

... H antigen (also called substance H), the antigen which is present in blood group O. As a result, they cannot make A antigen (also called substance A) or B antigen (substance ...

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by wildfunguy
Tue Oct 29, 2013 3:25 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I Need Help understanding gametes, genotypes and phenotypes
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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... nutritional state in early life, source of the sample, occupational group, cause of death, lapse of time after death, temperature after death, ... presence or absence of cerebrospinal fluid, of meninges, and of blood-vessels. Valid comparisons between the brain-weight of human populations ...

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by Seth90210
Sat Oct 26, 2013 7:38 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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