Knops System

  • Helmut Schenkel-Brunner


The blood group Knops system has only recently been established. It comprises thus far six antigen specificities, Kn a , Kn b , McC a , McC b , McC c , and Yk a , (Tab. 22.1) which, based on biochemical data, were shown to be located on one common protein; the characters Kn a , and Kn b , and McC a and McC b , are probably antithetical.


Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Blood Group Complement Receptor Blood Group Antigen Size Polymorphism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Helmut Schenkel-Brunner
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  1. 1.Institut für BiochemieUniversität WienViennaAustria

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