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Lewis System and the Antigens X and Y

  • Helmut Schenkel-Brunner

Abstract

The detection of the Le a character is generally attributed to Mourant [191], although Ueyama and Furuhata had described it as the ’T-antigen’ in 1939 (see Race and Sanger [212]). Since then the Le b [5,6], Le c [88], Le d [208], and Le x [7] characters of the blood group Lewis system have also been defined(1).

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Blood Group Human Milk Blood Group Antigen Lewis Antigen Human Blood Group 
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  • Helmut Schenkel-Brunner
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  1. 1.Institut für BiochemieUniversität WienViennaAustria

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