Red blood cells, also called erythrocytes, are the most abundant cell type in the blood. Other major blood components include plasma, white blood cells, and platelets. The primary function of red blood cells is to transport oxygen to body cells and return carbon dioxide to the lungs where it can be exhaled. Red blood cells have a biconcave shape which aids their ability to manoeuvre through extremely small blood vessels to deliver oxygen to organs and tissues.
Two complex chimpanzee blood group systems, V-A-B-D and R-C-E-F systems, proved to be counterparts of the human MNS and Rh-Hr blood group systems, respectively. Two blood group systems have been defined in Old World monkeys: the Drh system of macaques and the Bp system of baboons, both linked by at least one species shared by either of the blood group systems.
Fitzgerald Industries offers high quality glutaraldehyde-stabilized Monkey Red Blood Cells from Rhesus Monkeys. The cells have been rendered resistant to lysis, freeze-thawing or hemolysis by washing in glutaraldehyde buffer. Like our other red blood cell spieceis, we also supply purified Monkey Red Blood Cell antibodies Monkey RBC antibody a rabbit polyclonal with specificity to non-human primates, which is also available in Monkey RBC antibody (FITC) and Monkey RBC antibody (Texas Red) conjugated formats. Visit our homepage today to see our full range of Animal Serum and Red Blood Cells.