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Human Normoblast A Antigen seen by Immunoelectron Microscopy

Naturevolume 247pages461462 (1974) | Download Citation



MEMBRANE antigens are extensively studied on different mammalian cell lines. Antigens of the erythrocyte series are often chemically well defined heterosaccharide determinants1, the subject of numerous studies, most of them restricted to the mature circulating erythrocytes. There are only a few reports dealing with the detection of blood group antigens on erythrocyte precursor cells2–5. Yunis and Yunis2 gave strong evidence of the presence of A, B and H alloantigens on human normoblasts, mostly by indirect agglutination methods involving living bone marrow cells.

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  1. Unité de Recherches sur les Anémies (U.91 INSERM), CHU Henri Mondor, 94010, Creteil

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