Blood - gene (a single amino acid substitution in the beta...

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Blood Marieb - Chapter 17
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Physical Characteristics and Volume Blood is a sticky, opaque fluid with a salty, metallic taste Color varies from scarlet (oxygen-rich) to dark red (oxygen-poor) The pH of blood is 7.35–7.45 (slightly alkaline) Average volume of blood is 5–6 L for males, and 4–5 L for females Blood accounts for approximately 8% of body weight
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Blood Plasma Blood plasma is 90% water Plasma contains over 100 solutes, including: Proteins (8%) – albumin, globulins, clotting proteins, and others Nitrogenous wastes – uric acid, urea, creatinine Organic nutrients – glucose, carbohydrates, amino acids Electrolytes – sodium, potassium, calcium, chloride, bicarbonate Respiratory gases – oxygen and carbon dioxide
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Bilirubin Heme breakdown product
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Erythrocyte Disorders Anemia - a condition characterized by a lower than normal oxygen-carrying capacity in the blood.
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Erythrocyte Disorders Sickle-cell Anemia - results from a defective
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Unformatted text preview: gene (a single amino acid substitution in the beta chain) which produces an abnormal hemoglobin causing RBCs to become sickle-shaped in low oxygen situations. Erythrocyte Disorders • Polycythemia – excess RBCs that increase blood viscosity. NEUTROPHIL EOSINOPHIL BASOPHIL LYMPHOCYTE MONOCYTE Leukocyte Disorders • Leukopenia - abnormally low WBC count • Leukemia - cancer of the hemopoietic tissues, resulting in high numbers of leukocytes Acute lymphoid Chronic myeloid Leukocyte Disorders • Mononucleosis- caused by the Epstein-Barr virus, results in high number of atypical granulocytes. Symptoms include low-grade fever, sore throat, and body aches. Hemostasis: 1) Vascular spasm 2) Platelet plug formation 3) Blood clot formation Disorders of Hemostasis • Hemophilia – results from a deficiency of specific blood clotting factors. Most common form is a sex-linked disease....
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course BIOLOGY ? taught by Professor Shipley during the Spring '08 term at Midwestern State University.

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