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Antigen (Definition)

Antigens are chemicals which upon exposure to the surface or inside of the body, will cause a reaction term allergic. Many substances will do this and allergic response is the basis for immunological protection for ...Read more


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What are the molecules present in antigens of people with blood group A?

What are the molecules present in antigens of people with blood group A?

Glycoproteins!: Wikipedia actually has a pretty good article on this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ABO_blood_group_system A, B, AB, and O cells all begin the same, with the production of a molecule on the RBC (red blood cell) surface called H antigen. The genes coding for A or B blood group (or AB, if you have one of each) are actually just chemical modifications of this common H antigen. Pretty cool! ...Read more

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How can you tell if a newborn with blood group o has antibodies for both a and b antigen?

How can you tell if a newborn with blood group o has antibodies for both a and b antigen?

Blood group antibody: At birth a kid with blood group o negative will have no original antibodies to any blood group. There may be some transient anti-a or b passed along with shared maternal antibodies, but these will disappear over a few months. Specific testing might detect them, but for no real benefit. In life we can develop original anti a or b from things we eat. ...Read more

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I and my wife has same blood group i.E. B+ would it be a problem for having a baby?

I and my wife has same blood group i.E. B+ would it be a problem for having a baby?

No, None whatsoever: Why should this be any problem? It is only if she is rh negative that we get concerned about. ...Read more

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My blood group is a negative. However my blood (as well as being d negative) is also c negative and e negative. What does this mean?

Blood group systems: The ABO blood group system is the most important blood group system. The second most important system is rh blood group systems- where thare are 50 known antigens- including c c d d e e. The commonly used terms rh factor, rh positive and rh negative refer to the d antigen only. So your blood type is type a ( from the ABO system- meaning you have a antigen) and rh negative -meaning you don't have d. ...Read more

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How can I find out what my blood group is?

How can I find out what my blood group is?

Donate blood: If you donate blood you will be told what your blood type is for free. Or you can pay your family doctor to test you. ...Read more

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What is the importance of having a negative blood group?

What is the importance of having a negative blood group?

Transfusions: The major importance of being Rh negative (Rh-) is that you could have a severe, potentially life-threatening or even fatal reaction if you received blood from an Rh positive (Rh+) individual. Rh+ ppl can receive Rh+ or Rh- blood, while Rh- ppl should receive only Rh- blood. The other consequence is in pregnancy. I've run out of space, but Rh- mom and Rh+ baby can lead to problems in future preg ...Read more

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I am A-, which is the most compatible partner's blood group. ??

I am A-, which is the most compatible partner's blood group. ??

No difference: Except for providing a direct transfusion in an emergency, this makes no difference in any way with respect to compatibility. I hope no one is trying to scam people on this issue, but you can rest assured that it's not a factor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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