An Agglutinable Factor in Human Blood Recognized by Immune Sera for Rhesus Blood

  • Karl Landsteiner
  • Alexander S. Wiener


The capacity possessed by some rabbit immune sera produced with blood of Rhesus monkeys, of reacting with human bloods that contain the agglutinogen M has been reported previously.1,2 Subsequently it has been found that another individual property of human blood (which may be designated as Rh) can be detected by certain of these sera.


Rhesus Monkey Human Blood Individual Property Medical Examiner Immune Serum 
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  1. 1.
    Landsteiner K., and Wiener, A. S., J. Immunol., 1937, 33, 19.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Wheeler, K. M., and Stuart, C. A., J. Immunol., 1939, 37, 169.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Andersen, J., Z. f. Rassenphysiol., 1938, 10, 104.Google Scholar

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© A. S. Wiener and the Society for Experimental Biology, New York 1940

Authors and Affiliations

  • Karl Landsteiner
    • 1
  • Alexander S. Wiener
    • 1
  1. 1.Rockefeller Institute for Medical ResearchOffice of the Chief Medical ExaminerNew York CityUSA

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