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ABO Blood-Group System

"ABO Blood-Group System" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The major human blood type system which depends on the presence or absence of two antigens A and B. Type O occurs when neither A nor B is present and AB when both are present. A and B are genetic factors that determine the presence of enzymes for the synthesis of certain glycoproteins mainly in the red cell membrane.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "ABO Blood-Group System" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "ABO Blood-Group System" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 144 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2011
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