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.
Putkonen reported in 1930 that a person genetically could be secretor or non-secretor according to ABH blood group substances in body secretions.
It is presumed that blood group substances in dentine were located in surface by specific antibodies.
2 Blood group substances have been detected from the pulp.
The use of blood group substances in medicolegal examinations is based on the fact that once a group is established in an individual it remains unchanged throughout his life.