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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 973789, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/973789
Research Article

Human Platelet Antigen Alleles in 998 Taiwanese Blood Donors Determined by Sequence-Specific Primer Polymerase Chain Reaction

1Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, No. 1 Chang-Te Street, Taipei 10048, Taiwan
2Taiwan Blood Services Foundation, 3rd Floor No. 3 Nan-Hai Road, Taipei 10066, Taiwan
3Institute of Biomedical Materials and Tissue Engineering, College of Oral Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei 11031, Taiwan
4Human Protein Process Sciences (HPPS), 59000 Lille, France
5Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, No. 7 Chung-Shan Southern Road, Taipei 10016, Taiwan

Received 8 April 2013; Accepted 10 June 2013

Academic Editor: Jeffrey A. Frelinger

Copyright © 2013 Shun-Chung Pai et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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