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  1. a classification of blood based on the presence or absence of inherited antigenic substances on the surface of red blood cells (RBCs)

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  2. These antigens may be proteins, carbohydrates, glycoproteins, or glycolipids, depending on the blood group system, and some of these antigens are also present on the surface of other types of cells of various tissues

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  3. Several of these red blood cell surface antigens, that stem from one allele (or very closely linked genes), collectively form a blood group system

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  4. are inherited and represent contributions from both parents

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  5. total of 30 human blood group systems are now recognized by the International Society of Blood Transfusion (ISBT)

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