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A leukocyte readily stained with eosin.eosinophil

polymorphonuclear leucocyte (granulocyte) of the myeloid series, of which the granules stain red with eosin. Phagocytic, particularly associated with helminth infections and with hypersensitivity. A type of [[leucocyte, that is believed to be specially adapted to deal with allergies as an immune response.

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Is this eosinophil?

here is image of skin histology by H&E staining. I couldn't identify what is exactly the cells by both pointing arrows. can someone please identify these cells for me..really appreciate your help. cells.JPG

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by yaya85
Wed Feb 24, 2010 2:01 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: help me identify the cells..
Replies: 1
Views: 1437

eosinophil chemotactic factor help

Hi everyone: I'm doing a project for my cell class (sorry if this is in the wrong forum--I couldn't find a homework forum) about the eosinophil chemotactic factor. I was wondering if someone could point me in the right direction for a few answers. My professor seemed to think everything ...

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by relamberth
Tue Dec 01, 2009 11:23 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: eosinophil chemotactic factor help
Replies: 2
Views: 1983

URGENT I Need Help!!! Re: leukocytes

eosinophil is the name of the type of white blood cell that targets worms... the antibody produced is IgE... IgE binds to the worm... (where does the IgE come from - i'm not sure...) the white blood cell can recognise the ...

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by Revenged
Fri Mar 30, 2007 10:25 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: URGENT I Need Help!!! Re: leukocytes
Replies: 6
Views: 3211

The Fiber Disease

... maturity in nematodes. Eosinophils are a family of white blood cells often associated with infections by parasitic nematodes. Although the role of eosinophils in nematode resistance is controversial, recent work has suggested that the action of these immune effectors might be limited to the larval ...

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by London
Fri Jul 21, 2006 2:34 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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its a bit of everything...please help

... 4-6 millions/mm3. Leukocytes--------->5000-7000 /mm3 Platelets------------> 200000-300000 /mm3. Each type of leukocyte: neutrophil 50 - 70 % eosinophil 2 - 4 % basophil 0,5 - 1 % lymphocyte 20 - 40 % monocyte 3 - 8 % 4) new cell=zygote 46+46= umm.... my maths isn't good, thats why I'm studying ...

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by Poison
Tue May 24, 2005 6:35 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: its a bit of everything...please help
Replies: 11
Views: 10415

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