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Blood Group And Compatibility

Blood Types Chart | Blood Group Information

Although all blood is made of the same basic elements, not all blood is alike. In fact, there are eight different common blood types, which are determined by the presence or absence of certain antigens – substances that can trigger an immune respo...

Blood Groups

There are four main blood groups (types of blood): A, B, AB and O. Your blood group is determined by the genes you inherit from your parents. Each group can be either RhD positive or RhD negative, which means your blood group can be one of the eig...

Inheritance Pattern Of Blood Groups

The ABO blood group system is determined by the ABO gene, which is found on chromosome 9. The four ABO blood groups, A, B, AB and O, arise from inheriting one or more of the alternative forms of this gene (or alleles) namely A, B or O. The A and ...

Genes And Blood Type - Relation

Blood plasma is packed with proteins called antibodies. The body produces a wide variety of antibodies that will recognize and attack foreign molecules that may enter from the outside world. A person's plasma does not contain any antibodies that w...

Facts On Blood Group Types

We present information regarding blood types including charts outlining donor compatibility and child's blood group from parents blood type. "While blood types are 100% genetically inherited, the environment potentially can determine which blood t...

Can A Child Have A Blood Group Different From His/Her Parents?

If the parents' blood groups are O+ and B+, can one of their offspring be of any other blood group other than these two? Since one of my siblings is A+ and there has been a doubt about her parentage and in her inheritance. Please help. Our red blo...

Blood Group 'Link To Memory Loss'

There may be a link between a rare blood type and memory loss in later life, American research suggests. People with AB blood, found in 4% of the population, appear more likely to develop thinking and memory problems than those with other blood gr...

Breakthrough Makes All Blood Types Universal - "I Have A Dream"

A scientific breakthrough could help alleviate blood shortages and reduce the danger of accidental blood-type mismatches, researchers and executives for a U.S. biotech firm said yesterday. An international team of scientists announced that it has ...

Blood Type Test

Blood type tests are done before a person gets a blood transfusion and to check a pregnant woman's blood type. Human blood is typed by certain markers (called antigens) on the surface of red blood cells. Blood type may also be done to see if two p...

Myths On Blood Donation

Myth: Being a vegetarian, means that the blood does not have enough iron and cannot be donated. Fact: Vegetarians can donate blood. The iron needed is taken from body stores and once a balanced diet is maintained, it is replaced after donation. Th...

Blood Bank

Blood bank: : A place where blood is collected from donors, typed, separated into components, stored, and prepared for transfusion to recipients. A blood bank may be a separate free-standing facility or part of a larger laboratory in a hospital. S...

Blood Donation And Its Types

Blood donation is a voluntary procedure. You agree to have blood drawn so that it can be given to someone who needs a blood transfusion. Millions of people need blood transfusions each year. Some may need blood during surgery. Others depend on it ...

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Blood Group And Compatibility

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Wouldn't life be easier if we can just match blood groups? After all it looks the same! Know the Science behind blood group compatibility.