Blood

The Colorful Chemistry of Oxygen Carriers in Blood

This essay focuses on different types of oxygen carriers in the blood. In “The Well-Kept Secrets of Blood: The Mechanism of a Vital Fluid”, an examination of blood properties was made with a special introduction to physiological aspects of erythrocytes (Benchetrite et al., 2020). Indeed, erythrocytes are a key component…

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The Well-kept Secrets of Blood: The Mechanism of a Vital Fluid

This essay will explore blood but will more specifically approach its viscoelasticity to better understand the circulation through the body that is responsible for many important functions. Unlike most common fluids, such as water, blood has non-Newtonian properties and shear-thinning properties that result in the variation of its viscosity under…

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