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ABO blood group system

[‚ā‚bē′ō ′bləd ‚grüp ‚sis·təm]
(immunology)
A set of multiple alleles found on a single locus on human chromosome 9 that specifies the presence or absence of certain red cell antigens, which determines the ABO blood group.
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The frequency of ABO blood groups and the expression of group antigens and isohemagglutinins in Syrian Arabs.
Blood type is determined by the presence of certain protein such as glycolipid and glycoprotein on the surface of red blood cells and numerous other tissues throughout the body.[16] ABO blood group is the most important system in blood transfusion being the only one among the blood group systems in which the antibodies are consistently and predictably present in the serum of normal person whose red cell lacks the antigen.[21,30]
The distribution of ABO blood group in fertile men showed that 39 (44.31%), 24 (27.27%), 20 (22.72%), and 5 (5.68%) were for groups O, A, B, and AB, respectively.
Many researches had done to explore the association between ABO blood groups and diabetes mellitus in different regions of the world22- 26.
The quantity of vWF that circulates in plasma is not only determined by the vWF gene situated on chromosome 12p12 but also determined majorly by other gene loci, of which the most important is the ABO blood group locus situated on chromosome 9q34.
Association and Distribution of Hypertension, Obesity and ABO Blood groups in Blood Donors.
Tadesse, "Assessing the association of severe malaria infection and ABO blood groups in northwestern Ethiopia," Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, vol.
Boampong, "Relative susceptibilities of ABO blood groups to Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Ghana," Advances in Hematology, vol.
Ashwini, "Digital dermatoglyphic and ABO blood groups," Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, vol.
The ABO blood groups are clinically practicable parameters for performing genetic assessments.
All participants were divided into four groups based on their ABO blood groups. For further analysis on the basis of BMI, subjects were also categorised into sub-groups: underweight (BMI25kg/m2).