blood cells

Red blood cells (RBCs)

What are red blood cells? Red blood cells (RBCs) are a specialized type of blood cell. RBCs are responsible for carrying oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body and carrying carbon dioxide back to the lungs. They hold on to oxygen and carbon dioxide using a specialized protein called hemoglobin. RBCs are …
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Hematopoietic cells

What are hematopoietic cells? Hematopoietic cells are immature or developing blood cells. Most hematopoietic cells are found in bone marrow, a specialized type of tissue at the centre of a bone. Hematopoietic cells can also be found in the liver and spleen. There are three main types of hematopoietic cells and each produces a different …
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