Character: Neutrophil

Cartoon of granulocytes: neutrophil, basophil and eosinophil

The Gran Team

Cartoon of granulocytes: neutrophil, basophil and eosinophil

These feisty granulocytes will defeat any bacteria, fungus or parasite that wants to mess with them. Check out the full blog post on granulocytes to lear more about each one of these cells.

Neutrophil, a leukocyte phagocytoses bacteria

Neutrophil

Neutrophil, a leukocyte phagocytoses bacteria

Neutrophil are the most abundant type of white blood cells and are part of the granulocyte family or the polymorphonuclear cells family.  They get the name ‘polymorphonuclear cells’ because of the varying shapes of the nucleus, which is usually lobed into three segments. Neutrophils are the first cells to get to the site of infection, they …

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