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What is the Composition of Blood ?

Blood is a connective tissue, flowing through capillaries, veins and arteries of all vertebrates. The red color is characteristic due to the presence of hemoglobin in the red blood cells. It is a type of connective tissue specialized with a matrix colloidal liquid and a complex constitution. It is a solid phase (formed elements), which includes the erythrocytes (or red blood cells), the leukocytes (white blood cells) and platelets, and a liquid […]

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Plasma Proteins: Types and Functions (Basic Notes)

The proteins present in the plasma of human blood are a mixture of simple proteins, glycoproteins, lipoproteins and other conjugated proteins are called “Plasma Proteins“. These may be separated by salt precipitation, immunological technique and electrophoresis. Basics of Biochemical Techniques Types of Plasma Proteins: The three major fractions of plasma proteins are known as Albumin, […]

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