The second edition of "The Blood Group Antigen FactsBook" provides key information relating to human red blood cell membrane components carrying blood group antigens, the molecular basis of the antigens, their serological characteristics, and the clinical significance of blood group antibodies. The data on this group of molecules has expanded greatly since the previous edition was published five years ago. It includes topics such as: history and information on terminology, expression, chromosomal assignment, carrier molecule description, molecular basis of antigens, effect of enzymes/chemicals, clinical significance, disease association, phenotypes, glycotypes and key references. It includes over 250 fully updated entries on blood group antigens, formatted on single pages for easy use. I provides inclusion of RHAG blood group system and over twenty new antigens. It contains basic science paired with clinical applications to give context to information. It includes full-color illustrations, gene maps and charts. It includes both traditional and ISBT-sanctioned naming conventions.
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Weight: 798 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 30 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
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