Blood types and insects

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Blood types and insects

Post by spoiledgothicgrrr » Sat May 21, 2005 12:33 am

ok i have a few questions and they are only applying to bio!!
what is the rarest blood type? ab?
and are these insects?
flys, lighting bugs, bee's, ants, and termites.......or are they all the samething but worded different? :? :?:

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Post by biostudent84 » Sat May 21, 2005 12:39 am

Yes and yes ^_^

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Post by mith » Sat May 21, 2005 1:42 am

As long as you don't count rhesus factors and all that other minute stuff.
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Post by biostudent84 » Sat May 21, 2005 4:20 am

The rhesus factor and the ABO factors are two different measurements. Someone with A+ blood and someone with A- blood have the same ABO blood types, but differing rhesus blood types. As far as ABO is concerned, AB is the most rare type. I am not sure which is more rare, rhesus positive, or rhesus negative.

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Post by MrMistery » Sat May 21, 2005 9:58 am

Deffinetly rhesus factor negative is more rare, biostudent. Actually, 85% of humans are rhesus positive, only 15% are rhesus negative. Therefore, per total, AB negativ is the rares blood type(actually if i remember properly the rarest is AB4 negative, only 0.001% of humans or something like that have it. Not sure about this though.)

flys, lighting bugs, bee's, ants, and termites are all insect but DIFFERENT insects.
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Insect only

Post by victor » Mon May 23, 2005 12:15 pm

Um, actually yes..they are all insects but if you want to classified it specifically, you must differ them from: wing shape, legs and mouth type.

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Post by MrMistery » Mon May 23, 2005 6:43 pm

Haha... yes... And A LOT of other stuff too!!!
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