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 (Table 25.1) which, based on biochemical data, were located on one 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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  • Helmut Schenkel-Brunner
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  1. 1.Institut für Medizinische BiochemieUniversität WienViennaAustria

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