Biol129_L3 - blue staining Very little cytoplasm B produce...

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1 Leukocytes Neutrophil • Granular – but hard to see • Multilobed nucleus • Thick “banded” nucleus indicated young cell
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2 Eosinophil • Granular – acidophilic (thus red or pink) • Usually bilobed nucleus • Generally fight parasites Basophil • Granular – deep blue to purple staining • Nucleus may be masked by granules • About 1% but high in chicken pox, hemolytic anemia
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3 Lymphocyte • Agranular, clear cytoplasm • Very large nucleus, deep
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Unformatted text preview: blue staining Very little cytoplasm B produce antibodies, T act against virus & tumors Monocyte Agranular cytoplasm Light-blue bilobed nucleus Largest of leukocytes Become macrophages when exiting blood 4 Sickle-cell Cells cannot maintain form (shape) when de-oxygenated The trait has an amino acid change that causes Hb to polymerize Sickled cells clog capillaries...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course BIOL 129 taught by Professor Sachshowardgeor during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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