ABO blood group system

Summary

The major human blood type system which depends on the presence or absence of two antigens A and B. Type O occurs when neither A nor B is present and AB when both are present. A and B are genetic factors that determine the presence of enzymes for the synthesis of certain glycoproteins mainly in the red cell membrane. [from MeSH]

Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH)1

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ABO Blood-Group System: The major human blood type system which depends on the presence or absence of two antigens A and B. Type O occurs when neither A nor B is present and AB when both are present. A and B are genetic factors that determine the presence of enzymes for the synthesis of certain glycoproteins mainly in the red cell membrane.2

Terminology for ABO blood group system

Synonyms

ABO BLOOD GROUP SYSTEM, A/B POLYMORPHISM ; ABO BLOOD GROUP SYSTEM, A2 PHENOTYPE ; ABO BLOOD GROUP SYSTEM, B(A) PHENOTYPE ; ABO BLOOD GROUP SYSTEM, CIS-AB PHENOTYPE ; ABO BLOOD GROUP SYSTEM, O PHENOTYPE

Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH)3

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References

  1. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ C0000778/ 
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  3. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ C0000778/ 

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