Which antigen is present on the red blood cells of individuals with Bombay phenotype blood?

Options :
  1. A
  2. B
  3. H
  4. None of the above
Answer and Explanation :-

Answer: Option 4

Explanation:

Individuals with the rare Bombay phenotype (hh) do not express antigen H on their red blood cells. As H antigen serves as precursor for producing A and B antigens, the absence of H antigen means the individuals do not have A or B antigens as well.

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