Have you ever thought of why your blood is not green? or perhaps blue?
It is because out red blood cells contain what is called Hemoglobin. It makes up 97% of the red blood cell. Essentially, it is the “red” in the red blood cell.
Hemoglobin is very essential in transporting Oxygen from the lungs to the tissues of the body. If you do not have enough Hemoglobin, you will not have enough oxygen.
Here is a short video that explains all you need to know about the structure of Hemoglobin to pass A & P II
Here are other resources to help you master Blood A & P II
- Hemostasis Animation
- Functions of white blood cells flash cards
- Stages of RBC formation animation
- Mnemonics for white Blood cells : Never Let Monkeys Eat Bananas
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