group antigens

group an·ti·gens

antigens that are present on different organisms.

group an·ti·gens

(grūp an'ti-jenz)
Antigens that are shared by related genera of microorganisms.
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Recent findings showed that human blood group antigens (HBGAs) might be involved in rotavirus attachment to intestinal cells (3,4,5,6).
Wang noted that it was interesting to the team that this target glycan is formed around the core of common blood group antigens.
In some instances, blood units are evaluated for the expression of additional minor blood group antigens.
6 sera to detect group antigens AO, BO, CO, DO, EO Salmonella
This went to Sandya Arunachalam (AUT Student) for her talk explaining the relationship between Blood Group Antigens and Infectious Disease
Daniels (Bristol Institute for Transfusion Sciences, UK) describes the scientific and clinical aspects of human blood group antigens and their inheritance, the antibodies that define them, the structure and functions of the red cell membrane macromolecules that carry them, and the genes that encode them or control their biosynthesis.
Histo-blood group antigens are known to promote binding of norovirus and Helicobacter pylori cells to intestinal cells, but this had never been demonstrated in rotavirus.
These blood group antigens are interesting: we know that they exist and we know that they're important for transfusion, but it's not known what their precise biological functions actually are or why there are different types.
Moreover, available pRBCs containing mismatched blood group antigens that have been associated with less severe reactions, such as those in the Lewis or Lutheran groups, should be favored over those units containing incompatible antigens known to cause more clinically significant reactions, such as those from the Rhesus, Duffy, Kell, and Kidd groups (43).
An antibody detecting a precursor of the A and B group antigens.
The most familiar blood group antigens are A, B, and O.