A Further Example of the Kell Blood Group Phenotype K–,k–,Kp(a–b–)

@article{Kaita1959AFE,
  title={A Further Example of the Kell Blood Group Phenotype K–,k–,Kp(a–b–)},
  author={H. Kaita and M. Lewis and B. Chown and E. Gard},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1959},
  volume={183},
  pages={1586-1586}
}
  • H. Kaita, M. Lewis, +1 author E. Gard
  • Published 1959
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • IN an earlier communication1, we reported two sisters having the Kell phenotype K–,k–,Kp(a–b–). The parents were second cousins, and it was assumed that the sisters were homozygous for a Kell gene the product of which does not react with any of the known Kell antisera. Allen et al.2 later gave this gene the abbreviation K0. Alternatively, there may be a deletion or suppression. We have sought for other examples of this phenotype by using the serum of the propositus of the above family by the… CONTINUE READING
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