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Group agglutinin

Group agglutinin

An immune agglutinin specific for a group antigen.

Synonym: cross-reacting agglutinin.


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Blood group inheritance, IBO 2007 question

A man whose blood group is Type A has two boys. The plasma of one of the boys agglutinates the red cells ... IV, V D. II, III, IV E. II, IV, V Here, v is true, AB type plasma doesnt have a or b agglutinin. So, D ELIMINATED. III is wrong, O is universal donor. So its A or E. Can you ...

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by tittu
Sun May 25, 2008 2:06 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Blood group inheritance, IBO 2007 question
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Matching blood groups

I'm aware of how blood groups are matched but what I can't understand is WHY blood group O may donate to blood group A when blood group O contains agglutinin a!!!! I was wondering if the agglutinins were removed by some process before being transfused ...

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by sdekivit
Fri Nov 11, 2005 5:41 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Matching blood groups
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Views: 15599

Matching blood groups

Blood type O has no agglutinogens, BUT it HAS agglutinins a and b!!! Blood type A has agglutinogen A and agglutinin b. In the ... type A) agglutinate or rather cause problems?!?!?!? Incidentally it's blood group AB which has no agglutinins!!!!

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by zenith_beth
Fri Nov 11, 2005 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Matching blood groups
Replies: 22
Views: 15599

Matching blood groups

I'm aware of how blood groups are matched but what I can't understand is WHY blood group O may donate to blood group A when blood group O contains agglutinin a!!!! I was wondering if the agglutinins were removed by some process before being transfused ...

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by zenith_beth
Fri Nov 11, 2005 9:30 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Matching blood groups
Replies: 22
Views: 15599

Matching blood groups

Perhaps, I'm not making myself clear. A donor blood grp O has agglutinins a and b, right? Now this can be transfused into a person wih blood group A which has agglutinogen A... don't agglutinin 'a' and agutinogen 'A' clump!!!! No. Type ...

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by biostudent84
Thu Nov 10, 2005 6:24 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Matching blood groups
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Views: 15599
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