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J-jacob_wbc lab report - cells and the sickle cells. Data: (

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Jennifer Jacob October 1, 2011 Bio-131 OSOL 2 Young White Blood Cells Introduction: The purpose of this lab is to discuss, explain, understand, and be able to identify the different types of white blood cells, also known as leukocytes. There are two types of white blood cells, granulocytes and agranulocytes. This lab provides the ability to tell the difference between the two types and their sub-groups. The lab also attempts to discuss the differences between healthy white blood cells and sickle cells. Materials / Procedures: The materials used included a microscope and stained blood slides, including white blood cells and sickle cells. Each blood slide was viewed on various magnifications and the different types of white bloods cells were acknowledged as well as the difference between the white blood
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Unformatted text preview: cells and the sickle cells. Data: ( http://quizlet.com/4136671/zool-142l-circulatorylymphatic-system-quiz-flash-cards/ 2011) ( http://pathwiki.pbworks.com/w/page/14673997/HemaSlide17 2006) Discussion: White blood cells are a vital part of the circulatory system. There are two different types of white blood cells, granulocytes and agranulocytes. Granulocytes have granules in the cytoplasm and agranulocytes do not have granules in the cytoplasm. The granulocytes consist of neutrophils, basophils, and eosinophils. The agranulocytes consist of lymphocytes and monocytes. Neutrophils are the most abundant of the white blood cells and have multiple lobes in the nucleus. Neutrophils directly respond to infection and fight bacteria and other...
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