Molecular Characteristics of the Blood Group Rho(D) Molecule

  • Carl G. Gahmberg
Part of the Subcellular Biochemistry book series (SCBI, volume 12)


Already in the seventeenth century jaundice of newborn infants had been described. The condition was first thought to be similar to that of adults, which often was due to occlusion of the bile ducts. The fact, however, that there often were several cases in the same family argued against this view (Clarke, 1982).


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