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    Function of immune cells

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    Please help me understand the function of all the following types of cells.
    a) Macrophages.
    b) Basophils.
    c) Monocytes.
    d) Platelets.
    e) Red blood cells.

    Also, which of these cells wander the interstitial fluid eating whatever bacteria and virus-infected cells they encounter and recognize?

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    First let's look at the function of the given cell types:

    -Macrophages enter into tissues to phagocytose and destroy damaged cells and pathogens.


    -Basophils secrete histamines and ...

    Solution Summary

    Point form explanation with web references of the cuntion of macrophages, basophils, monocytes, platelets and red blood cells.