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The decrease in surface area and damage in proteins are caused by:

  1. Thermal Injury
  2. Intrinsic abnormalities
  3. Immune hemolysis
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Caused by thermal injury; Resulting to blebbing or vesicle formation of RBC membrane and it will decrease the surface area leading to a small size of RBC


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Caused by intrinsic abnormalities; Genetic mutation causing microvesicle


Hereditary spherocyte

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RBC has the ability to close again to avoid cytoplasmic leakage. What protein is responsible for this to occur?


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 is freely permeable to water (aquaporin 1) and to anions (band 3)

Red Cell Membrane

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major extracellular cation


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major intracellular cation


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If cation pumps are not working, it will increase in intracellular monovalent cations and water and it begins to swell (increase sodium inside) causing what to happen?

osmotic hemolysis

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Types of Metabolic Pathways:

  1. Embden-Meyerhof Pathway (Anaerobic Pathway of Glucose Metabolism)
  2. Hexose Monophosphate Pathway/Shunt
  3. Methemoglobin Reductase Pathway/Shunt
  4. Rapoport-Luebering Pathway/Shunt
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