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Keyword - Blood group antigen (KW-0095)

Definition

Protein belonging to the set of cell surface antigens found chiefly, but not solely, on blood cells. More than fifteen different blood group systems are recognised in humans. In most cases the antigenic determinant resides in the carbohydrate chains of membrane glycoproteins or glycolipids.

Synonyms

  • Agglutinogen

Category

Molecular function

Graphical

Molecular functionBlood group antigen
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