Danielle Calado de Brito

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BACKGROUND The Lewis (FUT3) gene is responsible for the expression of the Le(a) and Le(b) blood group antigens. The individuals, who not synthesize these antigens have the phenotype Lewis negative, due to the presence of some single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), such as 59T>G, 508G>A and 1067T>A, whose distribution is different in various ethnic groups.(More)
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