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Secretor

secretor

(Science: haematology, physiology) An individual whose bodily fluids (saliva, semen, vaginal secretions) contain a water-soluble form of the antigens of the aBO blood group.

Secretors constitute 80% of the population. In forensic medicine, the examination of fluids has enhanced the ability of law enforcement officials to develop identifying information about perpetrators and narrow a field of suspects.


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I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post

... non-functional; therefore, the acceptor substrate, (H antigen) remains without a further modification. GENETIC PATHWAY OF THE ABO SYSTEM The term secretor, as used in blood banking, refers to secretion of ABH antigens in fluids such as saliva, sweat, tears, semen, and serum. If people are secretors, ...

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by saddy51
Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:39 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I have got some BIG issues! forgive the long post
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Lewis blood group system

... If a patient has the genotype hh Lele, this would suggest Bombay phenotype and Lewis a antigen. No secretor genes. Is that right? Can you have the Bombay Phenotype and the Lewis antigen??

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by Katy_Bobbles
Tue May 22, 2007 4:29 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Lewis blood group system
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