Flashcards in Leukocytes--eosinophil Deck (9)
what constitutes for 2-4% of leukocytes?
bi-lobed nucleus w/granules
how are eosinophils developed?
poorly developed ER, Golgi, and mitochondria
what is abundant in the eosinophils?
glycogen is abundant
what are they active in?
in allergic reactions
what is commonly seen in asthma and hay fever?
phagocytosis of antigen-antibody complexes
what do they also aid in?
in killing certain parasites
how do the eosinophils respond to what is allergic action?
actually attempting to suppress your bodies response to what is allergic action (suppresses the bodies reaction)