Leukopoiesis - Leukopoiesis: WBC production Stimulated by...

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Leukopoiesis : WBC production Stimulated by hormones ( cytokines such as interleukins factors ( CSFs Hemocytoblast differentiates into either myeloid stem cell or lymphoid stem cell Myeloid stem cell differentiates into myeloblast or monoblast o Myeloblast will form granulocytes o Monoblast will form monocytes Lymphoid stem cell differentiates into lymphoblast , which will form lymphocytes o Leukocyte disorders: Leukemias: cancer of myeloid or lymphoid cell lines Leukemias can be acute (rapidly advancing) or chronic (slowly advancing) replace cancerous cells Infectious mononucleosis: highly contagious viral infection caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) symptoms (fatigue, aches, fever) last a few weeks until virus is dealt with by immune system - Platelets : cytoplasmic fragments of megakaryocytes with granules containing bloodclotting enzymes o sometimes referred to as
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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Leukopoiesis - Leukopoiesis: WBC production Stimulated by...

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