Duffy

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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 glycoprotein carrying the Duffy BGAs, Duffy antigen receptor for chemokines (DARC), is a multipass transmembrane glycoprotein.
The Duffy blood group antigens, also called Duffy antigen receptor for chemokines (DARC), recently renamed atypical chemokine receptor 1 (ACKR1).
Distinct Transcript Isoforms of the Atypical Chemokine Receptor 1 (ACKR1) / Duffy Antigen Receptor for Chemokines (DARC) Gene Are Expressed in Lymphoblasts and Altered Isoform Levels Are Associated with Genetic Ancestry and the Duffy-Null Allele.
Plasmodium vivax invades young red blood cells and requires duffy antigen as a single host cell receptor.
Evidence for transmission of Plasmodium vivax among a Duffy antigen negative population in western Kenya.