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Serological Reactions Caused by the Rare Human Gene Rhz

Nature volume 155, pages 112113 (27 January 1945) | Download Citation

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A RARE allelomorph of the Rh gene has been described1,2 and provisionally denoted by Rhy. This gene differs from the six Rh allelomorphs previously found in giving a negative reaction with υ serum, but at the same time a positive reaction with H serum. The Greek letters here used for the Rh antibodies are those suggested by Fisher3, but various names have been used:

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  1. Ministry of Health Emergency Medical Service.

    • JOHN MURRAY
  2. Medical Research Council Emergency Blood Transfusion Service. Nov. 23.

    • R. R. RACE
    •  & G. L. TAYLOR

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