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a red blood cell.

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... After all, a common Staphylococcus looks pretty much like a dark violet dot under most staining conditions. Though now as you said, there is an erythrocyte in the last panel (upper right-hand corner) that seems to have some staining that could be intracellular. Similarly, a couple of other erythrocytes ...

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by biohazard
Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:02 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
Replies: 16
Views: 15866

Animal cell nucleus shape changes

... Another good example is the red blood cell, who has a nucleus in immature stages (erythroblast) but completely loses it when it becomes a mature erythrocyte. Thus, the nucleus shape is typically "fixed" only in resting, mature cells. When the cell activates, for meiosis or for other ...

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by biohazard
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Animal cell nucleus shape changes
Replies: 7
Views: 12176

bulk phase endocytosis

which of the following cells would you expect to be engaged most heavily in bulk-phase endocytosis a)an erythrocyte b)a pancreatic acinar c)a macrophage Why? I say it is macrophage, but I don't know why.

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by hannahzarzar
Sun May 22, 2011 4:26 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: bulk phase endocytosis
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Views: 2658

Blood Clotting

... the vast majority of the cell pellet that emerges. Actually one of the oldest laboratory tests still in use takes advantage of this fact: in the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test the clotting factors are inactivated by, say, sodium citrate and then the time of erythrocyte sedimentation ...

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by biohazard
Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:08 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Blood Clotting
Replies: 3
Views: 4546

Time a cell takes to circulate in the body?

Hello! I have a "simple" question, that I have no idea how to address. I want to know, on average, how long does it take for an erythrocyte to go from a point in the circulatory system and come back to that point. I know this is a strange question, that depends on the individual. ...

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by sosippus
Fri Aug 20, 2010 8:44 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Time a cell takes to circulate in the body?
Replies: 5
Views: 3505
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