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    Red blood cell From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [pic] Human red blood cells (6-8μm) Red blood cells (also referred to as erythrocytes) are the most common type of blood cell and the vertebrateorganism's principal means of delivering oxygen (O2) to the body tissues via the blood flow through thecirculatory system. They take up oxygen in the lungs or gills and release it while squeezing through the body'scapillaries. These cells' cytoplasm is rich in hemoglobin, an iron-containing biomolecule that

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    in response to a decrease in the oxygen-carrying capacity of red blood cells in circulation (2). From the kidneys, erythropoietin (EPO) enters the blood stream and enters the bone marrow where it stimulates an increase in the production of red blood cells (1, 2). This mechanism functions as a negative feedback loop since the signaling of an increase in the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood due to an increased number of red blood cells inhibits further production of EPO. The release of EPO is very

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    Blood plays an essential role in the overall function of the body. It consists of formed elements, leukocytes and erythrocytes. The erythrocytes are formed during a process called hematopoiesis within the red bone marrow. The condition of these formed erythrocytes can attribute to many different blood disorders. More specifically a commonly known disorder known as anemia. Anemia is denoted as a condition where either the red blood cells have decreased significantly or the amount of hemoglobin within

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    Anemia is a blood disorder where patients do not receive sufficient oxygen due to an insufficient amount of red blood cells. It is considered the most common blood disorder. Anemia often a byproduct of other diseases/conditions has the ability to disrupt the body's ability to produce healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells (RBCs) are one of three types of blood cells that are produced in bone marrow from a process called hematopoiesis. Red Blood cells are important for are our body; they use hemoglobin

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    Human blood cells (Erythrocyte cells) Red blood cells also called erythrocytes are small, thin flexible round biconcave disc shaped cells. They are the most common type of blood cell and have a life span of 120days. On average around 200 trillion red blood cells are produced every day in a human. They are 7-8µm in diameter and have no nucleus or membrane bound organelles, however they contain a protein pigment called haemoglobin located in the cytoplasm of the red blood cell that gives blood its

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    Sickle cell disease is a red blood cell disorder in which affected individuals have irregular hemoglobin in their red blood cells. Individuals with sickle cell disease have red blood cells with hemoglobin that can contain “stiff rods,” which changes the shape from a disc to a sickle shape. This sickle shape is not flexible like normal disc shaped red blood cells; therefore, they can become stuck to the walls of blood vessels. When the cells become stuck to the blood vessel walls it can hinder or

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    3: Practical 1 - Haemoglobin and Red Blood Cells REPORT TEMPLATE Please do not alter the document format. Keep to Arial font size 11 and do not exceed 8 pages. TITLE: Experimental blood test for preliminary indicative results to blood disorder ABSTRACT In modern science, experimental blood test has been a general definition for indicating the wellness of blood cells. Several credible theories were formulated for approximating the concentration of red blood cell (haemoglobin) in the human body

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    anemia in the world is very high. More than 50% of the world suffers from anemia. Anemia is characterized by a deficiency in red blood cells or in the concentration of hemoglobin (iron-containing portions of red blood cells). These deficiencies are caused by either decreased production or increased

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    M3 hamatology Red blood cells are big small cells that lack nuclei. Due to their characteristic they are similar to primeval prokaryotic cells that belong to the bacteria. These cells occasionally take up forty to fifty per cent of the whole blood content. They take oxygen from the lungs and deliver them to all the tissues that belong to the body, they also remove carbon dioxide from the body. The red blood cells are made endlessly in the bone marrow with the help of using stem cells at a period of

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    Anemia is a blood condition with decreasing number of red blood cells (RBC) or less than normal levels of hemoglobin (an essential protein that carries oxygen to your tissues and organs) in the blood. Anemia usually occurs when individual does not have enough red blood cells the cells that transport hemoglobin (Hb) throughout your body. [4] Iron deficiency anemia is a common form of anemia that occurs if person does not have sufficient iron in body. Without enough iron your body starts using the

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