Nomenclature of Blood Group Antigens

  • Pierre-Yves Le Pennec
  • Philippe Rouger
Part of the Blood Cell Biochemistry book series (BLBI, volume 6)

Abstract

“The term antigen is used in two senses, the first to describe a molecule which generates an immune response and the second a molecule which reacts with anti- bodies or primed T-cells irrespective of its ability to generate them” (Roitt, 1991).

Keywords

Blood Group Blood Group Antigen Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism Blood Group System Human Gene Nomenclature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre-Yves Le Pennec
    • 1
  • Philippe Rouger
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut National de la Transfusion SanguineCentre National de Référence pour les Groupes SanguinsParisFrance
  2. 2.Institut National de Transfusion SanguineParis Cedex 15France

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