Category Archives for "Blood"

Blood MCQ: Biochemistry Practice Tests series

Welcome to Biochemistry MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) examinations zone. These questions are designed based on the Topic “Composition of Blood”.  Recently i have posted one article on Composition of Blood and Biochemistry video lecture also. Before going to start this test please verify my previous biochemistry study materials in this blog. Basics of Biochemistry What […]

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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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What is sickle cell anemia and its Treatment

The sickle-cell disease (SCD) is a group of inherited Red Blood Cell (RBC) disorders. Healthy red blood cells are round and move through small blood vessels to carry oxygen to all parts of the body. Sickle cell anemia causes red blood cells become hard, sticky and have become sickle-shaped or “C”. These affected cells die prematurely, which causes […]

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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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