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Red blood cell

red blood cell

(Science: haematology) cell specialised for oxygen transport, having a high concentration of haemoglobin in the cytoplasm (and little else). Biconcave, anucleate discs, 7nm diameter in mammals, nucleus contracted and chromatin condensed in other vertebrates.

Acronym: RBC


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Please help me identify this cell

... with animal tissues, but I'd guess it would be the nucleus and the cell. Where else would you have the cell? Do not forget there can be also white blood cells.

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by JackBean
Sun May 04, 2014 12:09 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Please help me identify this cell
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Newbie question about the first life

... been shown to be plausible. They're discussing now what came first: the cell or the mitochondria (chemical factories) it harbors. Maybe a mitochondrion ... of his has to do with "tunnel vision" due to a lack of blood circulation in the eye. The Dutch doctor thinks he has all the answers, ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:37 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Re: Re:

... based in, but in most countries you can privately order a set of basic blood tests (blood cell counts, standard blood chemistry etc.), which already gives a whole lot of information ...

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by snowathlete
Fri Dec 13, 2013 2:08 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Views: 9895

Re: Re:

... as sometimes with severe tooth infections that 'seep' bacteria into the blood stream. But I guess in these cases their numbers would be so few that ... countries you can privately order a set of basic blood tests (blood cell counts, standard blood chemistry etc.), which already gives a whole ...

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by biohazard
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:13 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Re: What do you think these are, in my blood?

If that is in fact Bartonella , that is an interesting presentation. The cell numbers are not what I would expect and stain surprisingly purple/blue.

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by daniel.kurz
Tue Dec 10, 2013 3:22 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What do you think these are, in my blood?
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Views: 9895
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