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O agglutinin

O agglutinin

An agglutinin that is formed as the result of stimulation by, and that reacts with, the relatively thermostable antigen(s) in the cell bodies of microorganisms.

Synonym: somatic agglutinin.

See aBO blood group.


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Blood group inheritance, IBO 2007 question

... agglutination can be type AB. A. I, II, V B. I, III, V C. I, 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 help me from here?

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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

... blood clotting also known as coagulation. Agglutination is when blood corpuscles are bond together by the presence of their antibody (agglutinogen-agglutinin reaction). Coagulation is when blood corpuscles are trapped in fibrin network resulted from wounds that break vessels.

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Nov 12, 2005 2:15 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Matching blood groups
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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 into another person! why can O donate to A ...

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by sdekivit
Fri Nov 11, 2005 5:41 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Matching blood groups
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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 scenario of O giving to A why don't the agglutinin a (from blood O) and aglutinogen A (from blood type A) agglutinate or ...

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by zenith_beth
Fri Nov 11, 2005 4:18 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Matching blood groups
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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 into another person!

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