Duffy blood group


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Duffy blood group

[′dəf·ē ′bləd ‚grüp]
(immunology)
A genetically determined, immunologically distinct group of human erythrocyte antigens defined by their reaction with anti-Fyaserum.
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Erythrocyte receptors for Plasmodium knowlesi malaria: duffy blood groups determinants.
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The value of DNA analysis for antigens in the Duffy blood group system.
The coding sequence of Duffy blood group gene in humans and simians: restriction fragment length polymorphism, antibody and malarial parasite specificities, and expression in nonerythroid tissues in Duffy-negative individuals.
Detection of the signature of natural selection in humans: evidence from the Duffy blood group locus.