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Bone marrow transplants can change your blood type. If I am type AB and I get a bone marrow transplant from a type O donor I will eventually be type O when the cells engraft. Not only that but I will have type O lymphocytes and they do not like AB blood. My new immune system will wipe out any remaining AB blood I have around; I will be jaundiced from the ...


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Antigens and Antibodies: Blood type is about antigens on the red cells (glycoproteins). The glycoproteins happen to match those on bacteria in the gut that are regularly exposed to the immune system. Your body produces antibodies to these antigens unless your body recognizes those antigens as self (i.e. you have the A and/or B antigens) So for the A&B ...


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Specific side effects no, but there is one medical condition that routinely removes the A and B antigens from human tissue, carcinoma, that could be a useful starting point for a condition as radical as lycanthropy, or not. If you are open to a version of lycanthropy caused by a viral or bacterial parasite this may be of interest as well. Note: Once stripped ...


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Founder effect In genetics founder effect refers to lasting genetic oddities that relate directly to the narrow genetic make-up of an original population. The isolation of the first generation of a new colony acts as an artificial bottleneck making certain alleles more, or less, common in their descendants that in the parent population. Apart from slightly ...


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