DOI: 10.15252/emmm.201708454
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Abstract: AbstractRegular blood transfusion is the cornerstone of care for patients with red blood cell (RBC) disorders such as thalassaemia or sickle‐cell disease. With repeated transfusion, alloimmunisation often occurs due to incompatibility at the level of minor blood group antigens. We use CRISPR‐mediated genome editing of an immortalised human erythroblast cell line (BEL‐A) to generate multiple enucleation competent cell lines deficient in individual blood groups. Edits are combined to generate a single cell line …

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