blood group antigen

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blood group an·ti·gen

generic term for any inherited antigen found on the surface of erythrocytes that determines a blood grouping reaction with specific antiserum; antigens of the ABO and Lewis blood groups may be found also in saliva and other body fluids; the genes controlling development of blood group antigens vary in frequency in different population and ethnic groups. See also Blood Groups Appendix.

blood group an·ti·gen

(blŭd grūp an'ti-jen)
Generic term for any inherited antigen found on the surface of erythrocytes that determines a blood grouping reaction with specific antiserum; antigens of the ABO and Lewisblood groups may be found also in saliva and other body fluids.
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A family of Bombay blood type with suppression of blood group substance A1.
Gene interaction resulting in suppression of blood group substance B.
The presence of blood group substances and other genetic markers such as enzymes in soft and hard dental tissues makes it possible to assist in the identification of highly decomposed bodies.
Some people have the ability to secrete ABO blood group substances in the saliva, and they are referred to as "secretors," whereas others do not have such an ability and are referred to as "non-secretors".
Putkonen reported in 1930 that a person genetically could be secretor or non-secretor according to ABH blood group substances in body secretions.3 The HIAP isoform of IAP is secreted in fasting only in the secretor's blood group, while NIAP isoform is secreted in both secretors and non-secretors after taking fatty meals.
The human ABO blood group substances. Experentia 1947; 3 : 257.
5 Teeth are resistant to environmental assaults, of cell substances to matrix than bone and is easier to obtain blood.2 Blood group substances have been detected from the pulp.