Kell blood group system

Summary

Multiple erythrocytic antigens that comprise at least three pairs of alternates and amorphs, determined by one complex gene or possibly several genes at closely linked loci. The system is important in transfusion reactions. Its expression involves the X-chromosome. [from MeSH]

Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH)1

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Kell Blood-Group System: Multiple erythrocytic antigens that comprise at least three pairs of alternates and amorphs, determined by one complex gene or possibly several genes at closely linked loci. The system is important in transfusion reactions. Its expression involves the X-chromosome.2

Terminology for Kell blood group system

Synonyms

BLOOD GROUP--KELL-CELLANO SYSTEM ; K(0) ; Ko

Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH)3

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References

  1. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ C0022546/ 
  2. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  3. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ C0022546/ 

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