- The coagulation time is a measurement of the intrinsic power of the blood to convert fibrinogen to fibrin.
- PT (The prothrombin time ) is measured in seconds. Most of the time, results are given as what is called INR(international normalized ratio).
- If you are not taking blood thinning medicines, such as warfarin, the normal range for your PT results is: 11 to 13.5 seconds.
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- Mitochondria are known as the powerhouses of the cell.
- They are organelles that act like a digestive system which takes in nutrients, breaks them down, and creates energy rich molecules for the cell.
- Mitochondria are a part of eukaryotic cells.
- The main job of mitochondria is to perform cellular respiration.
- This means it takes in nutrients from the cell, breaks it down, and turns it into energy.
- This energy is then in turn used by the cell to carry out various functions.
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- All human tissues contain small amounts of magnesium. The Adult human body contains about 25 gms. of this mineral.
- The greater part of this amount is present in bones in combination with phosphate and carbonate.
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All living matter contains some sulphur. This element is therefore essential for life.
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