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Separating Red Blood Cells From Plasma
What are the functions of the different parts of blood (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets, plasma)?
What is the yellow liquid in which red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets are suspended?
Yes: There is a mixture of proteins, phospholipids, and cholesterol in the cellular membrane of red blood cells. This allows the red cells to maintain their flexibility so they can squeeze through small blood vessels. ...Read more
Not correct: All blood cells escape during bleeding. It is just that there are far more red cells than other cells. ...Read more
Is there any difference between osmotic fragility of fetal red blood cells and adult red blood cells?
Goody, See Rbclab.co: Glucose, a form of sugar in blood, fuels red cells to keep it flexible, to maintain oxygen CO2 reactivity via hemoglobin, and keeps its electrolyte, metabolic pumps humming. The red color is from hemoglobin and from lack of nucleus in the mature form. Since there is no mitochondria, glucose is converted to energy packets mostly via unusual ways, to generate high energy bars called ATP.Good luck. ...Read more
Vaginal walls lubricate due to transudation of plasma. Is it whole blood plasma or fractions of blood plasma (ie: albumin, immune globulins, etc)?
Huh? : I'm sorry but that question makes no sense. Please restate and try to clarify what it is you want to know. ...Read more
No: Blood group type does not matter for donation. The donor and recipient need to be compatible. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
White blood cells: This suggests some form of an inflammatory process in progress. May be numerous possibilities. ...Read more
Yes: Once the rbc's are removed, the remainder is serum- an amber colored liquid. ...Read more
True or false: iron in hemoglobin molecules which are found inside of red blood cells give human blood its red color? Pleaseeeee help. Thanks
Both!: The iron is part of the hemoglobin, so if the hemoglobin is red, then the iron has a role in making it red. Without the iron, who knows what color the substance would be, but then it wouldn't be hemoglobin anymore. On the other hand, hemoglobin bound to oxygen appears as a red color. Hemoglobin without oxygen appears as bluish purplish, which is why well-oxygenated blood is quite red. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In which type of thalassemia is blood transfussion necessary ?Do the red blood cells starts building up aftr first blood transfussion with hb lvl 10?
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