The Blood Group Antigen FactsBook

The Blood Group Antigen FactsBook

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How do you keep track of basic information on the proteins you work with? Where do you find details of their physicochemical properties, amino acid sequences, gene organization? Are you tired of scanning review articles, primary papers and databases to locate that elusive fact? The Academic Press FactsBook series will satisfy scientists and clinical researchers suffering from information overload. Each volume provides a catalogue of the essential properties of families of molecules. Gene organization, amino acid sequences, physicochemical properties, and biological activity are presented using a common, easy-to-follow format. Taken together they compile everything you wanted to know about proteins but were too busy to look for.
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  • Paperback | 420 pages
  • 156 x 230 x 22mm | 662.26g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • b&w illustrations, references, index
  • 0125859651
  • 9780125859653

Table of contents

Abbreviations. The INTRODUCTORY CHAPTERS: Introduction. Organization of the Data. Blood Group System Sheets. Terminology. Expression. Chromosome Assignment. Carrier Molecule Description. Carrier Molecule Model. Amino Acid Sequence. Database Accession Numbers. Function. Disease Association. Phenotypes. Comments. References. Blood Group Antigen Sheets. Terminology. Occurrence. Antiethical Antigen. Expression. Molecular Basis Associated with Antigen. Effect of Enzymes and Chemicals on Intact Rbcs. In Vitro Characteristics of Alloantibody. Clinical Significance of Alloantibody. Autoantibody. Comments. References. Blood Group Collections. The 700 Series of Low Incidence Antigens. The 901 Series of High Incidence Antigens. The BLOOD GROUP SYSTEM and ANTIGENS: ABO Blood Group System. MNS Blood Group System. P Blood Group System. Rh Blood Group System. Lutheran Blood Group System. Kell Blood Group System. Lewis Blood Group System. Duffy Blood Group System. Kidd Blood Group System. Diego Blood Group System. Yt Blood Group System. Xg Blood Group System. Scianna Blood Group System. Dombrock Blood Group System. Colton Blood Group System. Landsteiner-Wiener Blood Group System. Chido/Rodgers Blood Group System. Hh Blood Group System. Kx Blood Group System. Gerbich Blood Group System. Cromer Blood Group System. Knops Blood Group System. Indian Blood Group System. Cost Blood Group Collection. Ii Blood Group Collection. Er Blood Group Collection. Globoside Blood Group Collection. Unnamed Blood Group Collection. The 700 Series of Low Incidence Antigens. The 901 Series of High Incidence Antigens. FACTS ENCOMPASSING ANTIGENS from MORE THAN ONE BLOOD GROUP SYSTEM and OTHER USEFUL FACTS: Antigen Based Facts. Antibody Based Facts. Other. Subject Index.
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This compact paperback has quickly become the most valued and useful resource in my blood banking and immunohematology library. I recommend that you acquire a copy at your first opportunity... it is highly readable...you will not be able to stop until you reach the last page. There is no better value in any bookstore. Don't delay in treating yourself, your colleagues, and students to this fact-filled adventure. --Gerald Sandler, MD in IMMUNOHEMATOLOGY ...the end result is a book that should jostle for space on the bookshelf of everyone with even a casual interest in red cells and blood group antigens... every aspect of the red-cell membrane is covered, and its publication is timely considering that the majority of the major blood group antigens have now been defined at the molecular level. --Transfusion Medicine The authors have packed an enormous amount of information into this book. It would be an important addition to, rather than a replacement for, other reference texts on the bookshelves of anyone who has a serious interest in Transfusion Science. --Geoff Poola in BBTS NEWSLETTER, NO 44 Once you start reading this unique compilation of facts and information about blood group antigens, you will not be able to stop until you reach the last page... Dr. Reid and Ms. Lomas-Francis have met the challenge and produced a masterwork... This compact paperback has quickly become the most valued and useful resource in my blood banking and immunohematology library... I recommend that you acquire a copy at your first opportunity... There is no better value in any bookstore. Don't delay in treating yourself, your colleagues, and students to this fact-filled adventure. --GERALD SANDLER, Professor of Medicine and Pathology, Director, Blood Bank, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
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