Blood group is a classification of blood cells based on the presence or absence of inherited antigenic substances on the surface of red blood cells (RBCs). Blood group is also called as blood type. Genetic makeover is bought by respective parents determining which antigen is present on the red blood cells. This helps to find out the father of a child.
The most important blood groups in transfusion are the ABO blood group system and the group D of the Rh system. Blood groups or antigens are determined by either sugars or proteins on the surface of the red blood cells. The ABO system has A and B antigens and the Rh system has many antigens but D is the most important. There are 35 blood group systems.
Related Journals of Blood Group
Anemia journals of Haematology, Thrombosis journals, Lupus journals, Blood Cells, Molecules and Diseases