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The Red Cell

Production, Metabolism, Destruction—Normal and Abnormal, Revised Edition

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674751026

Publication Date: 12/01/1970

Short

848 pages

illustrated

Commonwealth Fund Publications

World

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Every chapter in this classic on hematology has been entirely updated. Beginning at the molecular level, the book gives a detailed description of the way a red blood cell is produced, its metabolic processes, and how it is destroyed. Data and examples drawn from experiments illustrate current knowledge of the subject and substantiate conclusions. Although the work is clinically oriented, the text emphasizes the experimental approach to seeking the pathophysiology and mechanisms of disease resulting from alterations in the life processes of the red cell. Nearly 100 illustrations accompany the text.

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