Duffy antigens

Duf·fy an·ti·gens

see Blood Groups Appendix.
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Torres also has plans to study groups of Africans known to be genetically deficient in Duffy antigens and, hence, more resistant to malaria, to see if they are resistant to Staphylococcal infection, as well.
The international team found that the toxin split apart the red blood cells by attaching itself first to their so-called Duffy antigen protein receptor, the same receptor widely known to be targeted by the human Plasmodium malarial parasites.