Summary: A comprehensive text/reference designed to serve a similar function to that of Blood Groups in Man (6th ed., 1975), and likewise emanating from the Medical Research Council Blood Group Unit, University College, London. It describes human blood group antigens and their inheritance, the antibodies that define them, the red cell membrane macromolecules that carry them, the genes that encode them or control their biosynthesis, and their biological significance. In addition, it provides i ...show morenformation on the clinical relevance of blood groups and on the importance of blood group antibodies in transfusion medicine in particular. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 95
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