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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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    Sickle cell disease is a blood disorder that affects the red blood cells. This disease is inherited from parents and can be carried as a sickle cell trait. Individuals with this disorder have red blood cells that are sickle-shaped. Due to the shape of this cell, blood does not flow throughout the body as it should. This insufficient blood flow can cause serious damage to tissues and organs. An important part of a normal red blood cell is hemoglobin. Hemoglobin helps red blood cells carry oxygen from

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    in which the bone marrow and other cells are not functioning properly which produce the numbers abnormal cells. Scientist do not know the exact cause of leukemia. Some scientist say that leukemia can be cause by a DNA mutated by some blood cells. There are 4 types of leukemia, leukemia is a cancer that’s start in the blood forming cells of the bone marrow. When one of these cells changes and become a leukemia cell (cancer.org). Red blood cells and white blood cells are completely different. They both

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    White Blood Cells Everyone has a defense system in their body. They’re called white blood cells. White blood cells are a part of the Immune system and the Cardiovascular System. White blood cells have a structure that helps it function. But sometimes they can malfunction. Everybody needs white blood cells to stay healthy. White blood cells are a large part of the Immune system, and greatly contribute to the Cardiovascular system. In the cardiovascular system, they act like highways that

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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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    (HDN) is when the red blood cells of your unborn baby (fetus) or newborn are destroyed. This breakdown of red blood cells is called hemolysis. It can lead to low amounts of red blood cells (anemia) and other problems. What are the causes? This condition is caused by a chain of blood reactions that begins during a woman's pregnancy. The chain is as follows: In your first pregnancy, blood of the fetus crosses over into your blood during pregnancy or labor. A difference in blood types between you and

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