This video shows the features of the red blood cells (erythrocytes). Red blood cells are able to change their shape (in order to pass withean small blood vessels). However, when these red blood cells are put into high salt environment, they begin losing water so its structure collapses. This process is called plasmolysis.
Channels: Experiments Cell Biology
Tags: red blood cells hypertonic solution plasmolysis
Uploaded by: mnazirokur ( Send Message ) on 16-03-2007.
Duration: 0m 56s