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Two New Blood Types Identified

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
Researchers have identified two new blood types to add into the already known blood types A,B, AB or O. Biologist Bryan Ballif of the University of Vermont, along with colleagues has identified two new proteins on the red blood cells that can confirm the identification of two new blood types. This discovery will add the number of blood types to a total of 32. Aside from the 4 basic blood types, there are 26 other r