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 (lănd′stī′nər, länt′shtī′-), Karl 1868-1943.
Austrian-born American pathologist. He won a 1930 Nobel Prize for the description and classification of human blood groups.
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(German ˈlantˌʃtaɪnər)
(Biography) Karl (karl). 1868–1943, Austrian immunologist, who discovered (1900) human blood groups and introduced the ABO classification system. He also discovered (1940) the Rhesus (Rh) factor in blood and researched into poliomyelitis. Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1930)
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(ˈlændˌstaɪ nər)

Karl, 1868–1943, Austrian pathologist in the U.S.: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1930.
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World Blood Donor Day falls on the birthday of Karl Landsteiner (June 14, 1868).
The Day June 14th is the birthday of Karl Landsteiner (1863-1943), who was a biologist and physician and was the founder of modern blood transfusion.
Scientist Karl Landsteiner first described the ABO blood group in 1900 and it served the beginning of blood banking and transfusion medicine.
In the early 1900s, Karl Landsteiner was the first to demonstrate the phenotypic differences of the blood group system, later known as the ABO blood group system.
[1] Discovery of ABO blood group by Karl Landsteiner lead to great amount of interest in other classification and association of diseases with ABO type.
A research project recently initiated at Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences aims to produce organ models with realistic material properties.
Transfusion, by now with human blood, only thrived after Karl Landsteiner understood in 1901 that there were blood groups, and that mixing them could be fatal.
One, Karl Landsteiner, discovered blood groups and thereby saved a billion lives.
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Blood group system was discovered way back by Karl Landsteiner in 1901.
Nobel medicine laureates have included scientific greats such as Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, and Karl Landsteiner, whose identification of separate blood types opened the way to carrying out safe transfusions.