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Blood Capillary Electron Micrograph

A blood capillary with white blood cell (monocyte) located in the lumen.

Note the nuclei of the endothelial cells bulging into the vessel lumen.

The white blood cell nucleus shape suggests that it is a Monocyte.

Scale bar 1 μm (Stain - Osmium)


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Blood Cells  
Adult human blood cell numbers shown in the table below is for reference purposes.

Blood Cell Numbers

The adult ranges of cells / 1 litre (l), total blood volume is about 4.7 to 5 litres. Blood Development | Blood Histology

Red Blood Cells

  • Male: 4.32 - 5.66 x 1012/l
  • Female: 3.88 - 4.99 x 1012/l

Leukocytes (white blood cells)

  • Male: 3.7 - 9.5 x 109/l
  • Female: 3.9 - 11.1 x 109/l

Granulocytes

  • 1.8 - 8.9 x 109/l
    • Neutrophils: 1.5 - 7.4 x 109/l
    • Eosinophils: 0.02 - 0.67 x 109/l
    • Basophils: 0 - 0.13 x 109/l

Non-Granulocytes

  • Monocytes 0.21 - 0.92 x 109/l

Lymphocytes

  • 1.1 - 3.5 x 109/l
    • B-cells: 0.06 - 0.66 x 109/l
    • T-cells: 0.77 - 2.68 x 109/l
      • CD4+: 0.53 - 1.76 x 109/l
      • CD8+: 0.30 - 1.03 x 109/l
    • NK cells: 0.20 - 0.40 x 109/l

Platelets

  • 140 - 440 x 109/l
    • not a cell, a cell fragment.

Reference

Detry B, Bruyère F, Erpicum C, Paupert J, Lamaye F, Maillard C, Lenoir B, Foidart JM, Thiry M & Noël A. (2011). Digging deeper into lymphatic vessel formation in vitro and in vivo. BMC Cell Biol. , 12, 29. PMID: 21702933 DOI.


Detry et al. BMC Cell Biology 2011 12:29 doi:10.1186/1471-2121-12-29

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