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rh factor

Post by Retarded_at_bio » Fri Apr 21, 2006 12:05 am

Is rh factor an inherited characteristic? Can ne 1 explain this 2 me? Thanx a bunch!
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Post by LilKim » Fri Apr 21, 2006 12:46 am

Yes... it's a type of antigen that's on the surface of RBC (I think).. it's just another heritable trait. ( like eye color)

check it out at http://www.wikipedia.com type in "Blood type" and scroll down to "rhesus factor"

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Post by Retarded_at_bio » Wed Apr 26, 2006 11:09 pm

Thank you for helping me out Lilkim. Hope I can count on you in the future. Pz out.

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