The discovery of previously unknown blood groups

Update: February 2019

Works on studying blood and its compatibility during transfusion
individual patients have been underway for a long time. We all got used to
that its 4 groups are known – I (O), II (A), III (B) and IV (AB).
Recently, however, scientists have managed to shake the usual ideas
scientific community for that matter.

Related American Studies (Bryan Ballif, Vermont),
French (Paris) and Japanese researchers (“Blood Centers
Red Cross “, Hokkaido, Osaka) revealed the appearance of a completely
new groups – the fifth and sixth. Their names are “Junior” and “Langereis”


In the spring of 2012, another study was successfully completed.
erythrocyte wall surface structures. In the course of which was
found a pair of proteins “ABCB6” and “ABCG2”, determining
the existence of additional “types” of blood. More than 10 thousand Japanese
are owners of 5 or 6 groups, which surprised the doctors from
Japan America and France are also interested in discovery
by chance: a new gene is found in Americans and European Roma
origin. Interestingly, many of these residents are not even
suspect a sensational phenomenon.

According to some of the researchers, the development of varieties
blood in general was consistent, depending on
evolution and lifestyle of a person:

  • I (O) appeared along with the advent of mankind, was given
    initially People ate prey brought from hunting.
  • II (A) formed as a result of the dilution of the diet of people
    food collected from the fields, that is, due to the push of history to
    agrarian industry.
  • III (B) takes its roots from the gene mix of representatives
    different nationalities and racial groups in the resettlement of their new
  • IV (AB), the rarest, is formed by combining the first
    three kinds.

�”Junior” and “Langereis”, according to doctors, come from
A new evolutionary revolution, where the main role is played by radiation and
magnetic fields. Mutations arising from these
factors change the protein composition of the elements of the body. Large
such tragedies as World War II had an impact on the human genome
war, explosions in Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Fukushima-1 station. Not
it is worth forgetting about the daily use of home stoves and
mobile phones.

The discovery of scientists can give a powerful impetus to the development of such
areas of medicine like transplantology and transfusiology. Maybe,
universities of edinburgh and bristol will be synthesized
universal blood suitable to any patient and not causing
reactions. Although it is now possible that additional
difficulties with direct transfusion, because a lot of people and not
guess that they have a variety of “Junior” or
�”Langereis”. Researchers also suggest the discovery of another 9-15
unknown groups in the future.

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