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Blood Group ABO and its variants

Lola Svensson, Serge Pérez & Stephen Henry

ABO genetics

The ABO gene was first cloned in 1990 and is located on the long arm of chromosome 9q34 Ferguson-Smith et al.,1976Yamamoto,

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ABO and phenotypes

Anti-ABO antibodiesA and -B antibodies are present in individuals lacking the specific ABO antigen.The principles described in this section of

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Ando, S., et al., A novel pentaglycosyl ceramide containing di-beta-N-acetylgalactos-aminyl residue (Para-Forssman glycolipid) isolated from human erythrocyte membrane. Adv Exp Med Biol,

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The authors

Lola Svensson Lola Svensson received her training as a biomedical scientist in Clinical Chemistry and Transfusion Medicine from the Univerisity

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