What is the basis of the A-B-O blood type system?

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The A-B-O system is a means of classifying blood by the antigens located on the surface of the red blood cells and the antibodies circulating in the plasma.

An individual's red blood cells may carry A antigen, a B antigen, both A and B antigens, or no antigens at all.

These antigen patterns are called blood types A, B, AB, O respectively.

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