Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 22 August 2013, last major update February 2002
Copyright: (c) 2002-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.
PubMed Search: CD234
- Aka Duffy blood group antigen (Fy glycoprotein); erythrocyte chemokine receptor, Duffy Antigen Receptor for Chemokines (DARC)
- RBC receptor for Plasmodium vivax, a malarial parasite
- Negativity associated with sickle cell trait, due to common protection against malaria provided by both traits African-Americans often Duffy negative and resistant to P. vivax malaria
Positive staining (normal)
- Endothelial cells of post-capillary venules, Purkinje cells of cerebellum
End of CD Markers > CD234
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