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Monday, 23 May 2016 19:16

Reticulocyte

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Reticulocytes are young or juvenile red cells released from the bone marrow into the bloodstream and that contain remnants of ribonucleic acid (RNA) and ribosomes but no nucleus. After staining…
Monday, 23 May 2016 19:40

How to Count Reticulocytes (Manual Method)

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Reticulocytes Reticulocytes are young or juvenile red cells released from the bone marrow into the bloodstream and that contain remnants of ribonucleic acid (RNA) and ribosomes but no nucleus. After…
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 09:02

Red Cell Indices

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Red Cell Indices Red cell indices are mean cell volume (MCV), mean cell hemoglobin (MCH), and mean cell hemoglobin concentration (MCHC). They are also called as “absolute values”. They are…
HEMOGLOBIN Hemoglobin is composed of heme (iron + protoporphyrin) and globin polypeptide chains. It is present in the red blood cells of all vertebrates except Channichthyidae (the family of fish:…
When blood is mixed with an acid solution, the hemoglobin converts into the brown-colored acid hematin. The acid hematin is then diluted with distilled water till the color of the…
When Blood is mixed with a solution of potassium cyanide, potassium ferricyanide, and Drabkin’s solution, the erythrocytes are lysed by producing evenly disturbed hemoglobin solution. Potassium ferricyanide transforms hemoglobin into…
Cell Biology (Gr., kytos-hollow vessel or cell, logos-to discourse) is a biological science which deals with the study of cells. The cell itself can be regarded as the vital unit…
Monday, 05 June 2017 19:08

BASIC STRUCTURE OF A PROKARYOTIC CELL

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The cells which lack true nuclear membrane are called prokaryotic cells. Blue green algae, bacteria are the examples for prokaryotic cells.   Prokaryotic cells lack chloroplasts mitochondria, Golgi complex and…
Serial No. Feature Prokaryotic Cell Eukaryotic Cell 1. Nuclear envelope absent present 2. DNA single, circular and naked more than one and combined with proteins 3. Chromosome single multiple 4.…