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What is the basis of blood groupings?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Red cell antigens

Lipids in the membrane of red cells have carbohydrates, sugars, attache to them. The variation in the types of sugars determine most the blood groups, especially ABO blood groups.

In brief: Red cell antigens

Lipids in the membrane of red cells have carbohydrates, sugars, attache to them. The variation in the types of sugars determine most the blood groups, especially ABO blood groups.
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