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    WHITE BLOOD CELLS

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    White Blood Cells Bacteria exist everywhere in the environment and have continuous access to the body through the mouth, nose and pores of skin. Further more, many cells age and die daily and their remains must be removed, this is where the white blood cell plays its role. According to this quotation, without white blood cells, also known as leukocytes, we would not be able to survive. White blood cells are our body’s number one defense against infections. They help keep us clean from foreign

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    Red Blood Cells

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    Animal Cells Red Blood Cells Red Blood Cells (RBCs) are also known as erythrocytes. There are up to 4.2 - 6.2 million RBCs in a cubic millimetre of blood. They specialize in transporting oxygen around the body. As a result of this RBCs are small and have a biconcave shape to increase their surface are to optimize the amount of oxygen that diffuses across their cell membrane. As well as this RBCs have no organelles other than a cell membrane and cytoskeleton (in mammalian RBCs). After oxygen

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    Sickle Cell Anemia and Red Blood Cell Physiology Introduction Sickle cell anemia is a disorder in which the body makes crescent-shaped red blood cells. Normal red blood cells are disc-shaped. They move easily through your blood vessels and contain an iron rich protein called hemoglobin. This protein carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Sickle cells contain abnormal hemoglobin due to a mutation in the hemoglobin chain. This type of hemoglobin is known as sickle hemoglobin or

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    White Blood Cells Essay

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    The five main types of white blood cells are neutrophils, monocytes, basophils, lymphocytes, and eosinophils. The most common type of white blood cells are neutrophils. Neutrophils do not live very long, usually only up to 10 hours. They die immediately when a foreign substance is ingested and destroyed. Neutrophils make up 50 to 70% of white blood cells. Until they are alerted to an infection, they are in the bloodstream. They are very quick to responding to infections. Netrophils are granulocytes

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    Anemia: Low Red Blood Cell Count

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    that afflicts many people around the world. Anemia is a Greek word meaning ‘without blood’. The modern definition of Anemia is any condition characterized by an abnormal decrease in the body’s total red blood cell mass. It is also defined as a condition in which a person has fewer red blood cells than normal and feels very weak and tired. Anemia Causes: The causes of Anemia are all related to the Red Blood Cells (RBC). It is cause d mainly due to

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    Sickle Cell Amenia: A Change of the Blood

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    A Change of the Blood Sickle Cell Anemia is a blood disorder which is passed down from parents to a child. Many people have Sickle Cell Anemia in the U.S and around the world. These people have a wide variety of symptoms, varying from semi-severe to life threatening problems while others live with little to no recognizable symptoms. Sickle Cell Anemia is caused by a genetic mutation in the hemoglobin inside of red blood cells. The mutation occurs in the hemoglobin gene on the 11chromosome. The

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    I start my journey in bone marrow. Have you ever seen how flexible bone marrow is!?! It’s really exciting. I form from hemocytoblast which takes about 2 days. The body makes about two million red blood cells every second. So there’s a lot of me to go around. I finally get to leave and make my way through the veins capillaries along with my buddy plasma. We take up most of the room since there’s so much to go around, but on my behalf those guys aren’t that big to begin with. Eventually I go to what

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    The Circulatory System: Blood Group 1 Questions 1. List the components of the circulatory system. The three components of the circulatory system are the heart, the blood vessel, and also the blood. 2. Describe the components of the blood: Plasma and formed elements. List how the formed elements are classified. Formed elements are classified as: 1. Red Blood Cells which carries out oxygen to the tissues in the body to help the body make energy 2. White blood cells fights any infections and diseases

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    other words, the plasma membrane is semi-permeable that it allows nutrients to enter the cell but keeps out undesirable substances. This property allows the cell to segregate its inner cytoplasm from the external environment. There are two different ways to pass though this membrane: active and passive transport. Active and passive transport are both biological process that move oxygen, water and nutrients into cells and remove waste products; however, these two processes happen in a different mechanism

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