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Duffy

(ˈdʌfɪ)
n
(Biography) Carol Ann. born 1955, British poet and writer; poet laureate from 2009, her collections include Standing Female Nude (1985), The World's Wife (1999), and Rapture (2005)
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The Duffy blood group antigens, also called Duffy antigen receptor for chemokines (DARC), recently renamed atypical chemokine receptor 1 (ACKR1).
The Duffy blood group antigens, recently renamed atypical chemokine receptor 1 (ACKR1) (6), are glycoproteins expressed mainly in erythrocytes, in endothelial cells throughout the body, and in cerebellar neurons (7).
The panel was introduced after a trial by Swiss Red Cross with a beta version of the product, which genotyped and serotyped over 4,000 blood donors for the Kell, Kidd and Duffy blood group systems, demonstrating a concordance of over 99% between serotyping and genotyping.
Duffy blood group gene polymorphisms among malaria vivax patients in four areas of the Brazilian Amazon region.
The observation by Miller et al (7) that human erythrocytes lacking the Duffy blood group antigens are refractory to invasion by P.
The Duffy blood group system in human has been well-characterized.