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Blood group antigens

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External resource: Directory of Red Cell Surface Antigens International Society for Blood Transfusion

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Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
ABO ABO, alpha 1-3-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase and alpha 1-3-galactosyltransferase A3GALNT, A3GALT1 9q34.2
ACHE acetylcholinesterase (Cartwright blood group) YT 7q22.1
ACKR1 atypical chemokine receptor 1 (Duffy blood group) FY, DARC CCBP1, GPD, Dfy, CD234 1q23.2
AQP1 aquaporin 1 (Colton blood group) CO CHIP28 7p14.3
AQP3 aquaporin 3 (Gill blood group) GIL 9p13.3
ART4 ADP-ribosyltransferase 4 (Dombrock blood group) DO DOK1, CD297 12p12.3
B3GALNT1 beta-1,3-N-acetylgalactosaminyltransferase 1 (globoside blood group) B3GALT3 beta3Gal-T3, galT3, P1, GLOB 3q26.1
BCAM basal cell adhesion molecule (Lutheran blood group) LU CD239 19q13.32
BSG basigin (Ok blood group) OK EMMPRIN, CD147 19p13.3
C4A complement C4A (Rodgers blood group) CPAMD2, C4S, CO4, C4, C4A3, C4A2, C4A4, C4A6, C4B, RG 6p21.33
C4B complement C4B (Chido blood group) CPAMD3, C4F, CO4, C4B1, C4B3, CH 6p21.33
CD44 CD44 molecule (Indian blood group) MIC4, MDU2, MDU3 IN, MC56, Pgp1, CD44R, HCELL, CSPG8 11p13
CD55 CD55 molecule (Cromer blood group) DAF CR, TC, CROM 1q32.2
CD151 CD151 molecule (Raph blood group) SFA-1, PETA-3, TSPAN24, RAPH 11p15.5
CR1 complement C3b/C4b receptor 1 (Knops blood group) CD35, KN 1q32.2
ERMAP erythroblast membrane associated protein (Scianna blood group) RD, SC BTN5 1p34.2
FUT1 fucosyltransferase 1 (H blood group) H, HSC 19q13.33
FUT3 fucosyltransferase 3 (Lewis blood group) LE CD174 19p13.3
GCNT2 glucosaminyl (N-acetyl) transferase 2, I-branching enzyme (I blood group) NACGT1, II, GCNT5, CCAT IGNT, NAGCT1, bA421M1.1, bA360O19.2, ULG3 6p24.3-p24.2
GYPA glycophorin A (MNS blood group) MNS GPA, MN, CD235a 4q31.21
GYPB glycophorin B (MNS blood group) MNS GPB, SS, CD235b 4q31.21
GYPC glycophorin C (Gerbich blood group) GPC, GYPD, Ge, CD236, CD236R 2q14.3
GYPE glycophorin E (MNS blood group) GPE, MNS 4q31.21
ICAM4 intercellular adhesion molecule 4 (Landsteiner-Wiener blood group) LW CD242 19p13.2
KEL Kell blood group, metallo-endopeptidase ECE3, CD238 7q34
RHAG Rh associated glycoprotein RH50A, CD241, SLC42A1 6p12.3
RHCE Rh blood group CcEe antigens RH CD240CE 1p36.11
RHD Rh blood group D antigen RH Rh30a, Rh4, RhPI, RhII, DIIIc, CD240D 1p36.11
SEMA7A semaphorin 7A (John Milton Hagen blood group) SEMAL H-Sema-L, CD108 15q24.1
SLC4A1 solute carrier family 4 member 1 (Diego blood group) EPB3, AE1, DI, WD RTA1A, CD233, FR, SW, WR 17q21.31
SLC14A1 solute carrier family 14 member 1 (Kidd blood group) JK HsT1341, RACH1, RACH2 18q12.3
SMIM1 small integral membrane protein 1 (Vel blood group) Vel 1p36.32
XG Xg blood group PBDX Xp22.33
XK X-linked Kx blood group NA, NAC XKR1, Kx, X1k Xp21.1

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