The genetic basis of nearly all 34 blood group systems has been resolved over the past century, but identification of the underlying gene of the Vel blood group has withstood persistent attempts since it was first identified 60 years ago.
What does B-G stand for?
B-G stands for blood group system
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We have 61 other meanings of B-G in our Acronym Attic
- Blind-Decorrelating Detector
- B-Cell Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma
- Block-Differential Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
- Balanced Electro-Absorption Modulator
- Behaviorally-Emotionally Handicapped
- Basic Engineering (various schools)
- Burres-Fisch Linear Measurement Index
- Block Filtered Back-Projection (algorithm)
- Basenji-Greyhound Crossbred (physiology)
- Behavioral Heuristic Analyzer in Virtual Environments (computer virus detection)
- Beta subunit of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
- Business/Higher Education Round Table (est. 1990; Australia)
- Broadband High Layer Information
- Basic Insulation
- Billroth I Operation
- Blue Infinity
- British-Israel Chamber of Commerce (UK)
- Broadband Inter-Carrier Interface (also abbreviated BICI)
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INTRODUCTION ABO blood group system is genetically controlled and proportions of various ABO groups differ significantly in different populations and ethnic groups (1).
According to the WBDD website the June 14 event is not intended to replace events such as national Blood Donor Days, but provides a special opportunity for a united, global celebration on a day that has particular significance: the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel prize winner who discovered the ABO blood group system.
The transfusion medicine has come a long way from the landmark discovery of ABO blood group system by Karl Landsteiner in 1900 in which he described the reactions between the red cells and serum of 22 subjects (1).
WBDD is celebrated on the birthday of Karl Landsteiner, the Nobel prizewinner who discovered the ABO blood group system.
95 Paperback QP91 Daniels (Bristol Institute for Transfusion Services) and Bromilow (DiaMed AG) describe the ABO, Rh, Kell, Duffy, Kidd, MNS, Diego, and Lewis blood group systems, and explain the clinical significance of blood group antibodies causing hemolytic transfusion reaction and hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn.
The day commemorates the birth of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered the ABO blood group system.
The Rh blood group system is involved in hemolytic disease of the newborn (HDN) transfusion reactions, and autoimmune hemolytic anemia (1).