Heterogeneity of the human H blood group alpha(1,2)fucosyltransferase gene among para-Bombay individuals.

@article{Yu1997HeterogeneityOT,
  title={Heterogeneity of the human H blood group alpha(1,2)fucosyltransferase gene among para-Bombay individuals.},
  author={Lung-Chih Yu and Yao Hsu Yang and R E Broadberry and Y. H. Chen and Martin W. Lin},
  journal={Vox sanguinis},
  year={1997},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={36-40}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The para-Bombay phenotype has a relatively high frequency of about 1 in 8,000 Taiwanese. Studies were carried out on eight healthy and unrelated Taiwanese with the para-Bombay phenotype to cast light on its immunogenetic basis. MATERIALS AND METHODS Blood and saliva samples were tested with standard hemagglutination techniques. Salivary ABH substances were determined by hemagglutination inhibition. PCR techniques were used to amplify the coding region of the H genes… CONTINUE READING

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