A Further Example of the Anti-S Agglutinin

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A SECOND example of the human hæmagglutinin, anti-S, discovered by Walsh and Montgomery1 has been identified. This agglutinin was shown by Sanger and Race2 to be connected with the MN blood-group system, and to define either two more allelomorphs, MS and NS, at this locus, or else a second locus S, very closely linked to that for M and N. For practical purposes there is no difference between these two alternative possibilities.

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  1. 1

    Walsh, R. J., and Montgomery, C. M., Nature, 160, 504 (1947).

  2. 2

    Sanger, R., and Race, R. R., Nature, 160, 505 (1947).

  3. 3

    Fisher, R. A., Ann. Eugen., 13, 150 (1946).

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PICKLES, M. A Further Example of the Anti-S Agglutinin. Nature 162, 66–67 (1948) doi:10.1038/162066a0

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