|Sizes||Giantmicrobes are based on actual microbes, cells, organisms and other critters, only 1,000,000 times actual size!
Gigantic (GG) 40-60cm
XL (XL) 25-38cm
Original (PD) 12-20cm
Minis (MM) 5-10cm each
Keychain (KC) 5-10cm with clip
|Materials||Plush from all new materials. Stuffed with polyester fiber fill. Surface washable: sponge with water & soap, air dry.|
|Empaque||Each plush microbe includes a printed card with fun, educational and fascinating facts about the actual microbe or cell.|
|Safety||Every product meets or exceeds U.S. and European standards for safety. For ages 3 and up.|
All about Glóbulo Blanco (Leucocito)
|Quantity||On average: 7,000 per microliter of blood, which translates to over 25 trillion white blood cells in the body. They make up 1% of the blood.|
|History||1834: Gabriel Andral and William Addison were both first to view and describe leukocytes.
1865: Max Johann Sigismund Schultze gave the first description of neutrophils and different types of leukocytes.
Paul Ehrlich contributed a lot to the research of immune cells. He was the first to identify them, and he showed that the eosinophil leukocytes were mainly produced in bone marrow.
|Fascinating Facts||Osmosis Jones: This 2001 movie with Bill Murray depicts a white blood cell protecting its human from a virus.
Blood Wars: Kathy High has produced an art-science installation that puts two different people’s white blood cells together to compete.
White Blood Cells: 2001 album by The White Stripes, an alternative rock duo.