BCH220- Blood biochemistry for non biochemistry students

Physical properties and functions of blood. Cellular and non-cellular blood components. Composition and functions of hemoglobin. Metabolic processes in the red blood cells and their relationship to the occurrence of some diseases. Types of anemia and its biochemical interpretation. Types and functions of white blood cells. Blood clotting and platelet correlations. Blood formation, diseases caused by dysfunction of blood formation. Types of plasma proteins. Types of plasma proteins and its functions and their relation to some of liver and kidney disease. 

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