Group antigens of various animals

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In many animals on the erythrocytes are present group antigens similar to the antigens of the system AB0 human. Immunogenetic features of blood does not change throughout the life of the animal. Primates have different combinations of blood group 0, А, В and AB. Described the various systems of blood groups of farm animals: cattle - 12, sheep - 7, in pigs - 17, horses - 7. There are 14 systems of blood groups and more than 60 antigens in chickens. In dogs described 10 systems of blood groups, cats 3. Blood group systems allow you to combine one animal species in certain groups according to the similarity of their blood antigens.

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E A Ryskina

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Author for correspondence.
Department of biochemistry

F N Gilmiyarova

GBOU VPO Samara State Medical University

Department of the fundamental and clinical biochemistry with the laboratorial diagnositics


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