By Helmut Schenkel-Brunner
As President and organiser of the twenty sixth Congress of the foreign Society pf Blood Transfusion 'ISBT 2000', i'm happy to introduce this paintings at the biochemistry of human blood teams, that allows you to function a important supplement to blood crew serology paintings. For this new version the writer has singlehandedly lined almost all blood staff examine released ahead of the present 12 months. it truly is my enterprise trust that each one members within the ISBT convention will locate this booklet a hugely worthwhile addition to their clinical libraries. Vienna, April 2000 W.R. Mayr Congress President Preface This revised and up-to-date variation of the monograph at the chemistry and biochemistry of human blood teams is being released to honour the 1 Oath anniversary of Dr. Karl Landsteiner's discovery of human blood teams the following in Vienna. 5 years have handed considering that book of the 1st version, and during this time study at the biochemistry of human blood teams has reached unbelievable proportions. because of vast molecular organic purposes, learn teams have pointed out the bearer molecules of much more blood teams, and are actually in a position to make clear the molecular foundation of an unlimited variety of blood crew specificities. Human blood team study has develop into probably the most fruitful of all biochemical learn fields. whereas this improvement is immensely satisfying to a researcher like myself, who has labored in human blood teams for the previous 34 years, dealing with the on the subject of overwhelming variety of courses has proved a hugely hard task.
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Human Blood Groups: Chemical and Biochemical Basis of Antigen Specificity by Helmut Schenkel-Brunner