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6. RBCs are so numerous that the healthy range for adult females is ___4.2-5.4 mil____________cells per cubic millimeter. The healthy range for men is__4.6-6.2 mil________ cells. 7. What is hemoglobin ? Oxygen carrying protein 8. What is the average lifespan of a red blood cell? 120 days 9. Why is vitamin B12 and folic acid important in dieting? Essential for DNA synthesis 10. Take the matching quiz. White Blood Cell Differentiation
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1. Follow steps 1-7 2. Normal Cell Differential Count (fill out the chart) Cell Type % Neutrophils 50-70 Eosinophils 1-3 Basophils 0-1 Lymphocytes 25-35 Monocytes 4-6 3. Take the quiz and record your results. 100% The Hematocrit Test: How and Why it is Performed For this section, follow steps 1-6 and take the quiz at the end. Transport of Oxygen in the Blood 1. Each individual blood cell carry how many molecules of Hb (hemoglobin)? 200-300 million 2. List the 4 subunits of a hemoglobin molecule. 2 alpha; 2 beta 3. How many molecules of Oxygen can 1 heme group transport? 4 4. Why do RBCs change color from purple to red when leaving the lungs? The pressure gradient makes the O2 diffuse out the lungs and enter the blood, where it binds to Hb in RBCs which change color from purple to red How Blood Type is Determined?
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White Blood Cell Simulation: (turn on the captions) 1. List three types of Granulocytes: List two types of Agranulocytes 1.Neutrophils 1. Monocyte 2.Eosinophilis 2. Lymphocyte 3. Basophils 2.How long do granulocytes typically live? 12 hours 3. Where do they form? Red bone marrow 4. What is the most common WBC? Neutrophilis 5. What is its function? Ingest bacteria 6. How do you identify a neutrophil ? 2-5 lobes 7. What percentage of leukocytes are comprised of eosinophils ? 3% 8. What two substances do basophils release from their granules? Histamine and heparin 9. How big is a monocyte in comparison to a RBC? Twice the size 10. List three subtypes of Lymphocytes and what they do. T-cell, B-cell, Natural Killer
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