B lymphocyte


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B lymphocyte

[¦bē ′lim·fə‚sīt]
(immunology)
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Those [CD8.sup.+] Treg lymphocytes with CTLA-4-mediated suppressor activity that are induced by B lymphocytes and plasmacytoid dendritic cells are effective against an allogeneic response (Figure 5).
Regarding the proliferative index of lymphocytes, our results demonstrated that participation in very intense exercise protocols, an Olympic triathlon (swimming for 1.5 km, cycling for 40 km, and running for 10 km) [49, 50] or a simulated cycling competition (6 sets of 20 minutes at 90% of the individual's anaerobic threshold) [51] reduced the proliferative indices of T and B lymphocytes and plasma glutamine levels.
Neutralizing antibody: a type of protein produced by B lymphocytes (see above) after stimulation by an antigen; such proteins bind to specific antigens in an immune response and usually counteract or inactivate antigens.
The as-yet-unidentified protein or proteins speed the maturation of cultured B lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell) and prime them for production of antibodies, says Michael H.
The evaluation of the proportion of polymorphonuclear leukocytes, macrophages, T lymphocytes, and B lymphocytes, as well the relative proportion of neovascularization in skin tissue specimens, was determined by quantitative image analysis (22).
Immunohistochemistry of both tumors revealed a mixed population of CD2O-positive B lymphocytes and CD3-positive T lymphocytes.
Are there B lymphocytes alive and well and living in the thymus gland?