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Alkanes

Alkanes are the most basic organic compounds. They are saturated hydrocarbons, which is just a fancy way of saying that they only contain single bonds and they are composed of hydrogens and carbons. Alkanes have a general chemical formula of CnH2n+2, where n equals the number of carbons. They are primarily used in gasoline, lubricatingContinue reading “Alkanes”

Natural Killer Cells

Type of Cell Lymphocyte Produced? In the bone marrow Where are they found? In the blood, bone marrow, liver, spleen, uterus, lung, SLT & MALT Function Detect and kill virally infected cells and cancer cells through the release of cytotoxic molecules SLT = Secondary Lymphoid Tissue MALT = Mucosal Associated Lymphoid Tissue Natural Killer (NK)Continue reading “Natural Killer Cells”

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