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B lymphocyte

[¦bē ′lim·fə‚sīt]
(immunology)
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(iv) Determination of T- and B-lymphocyte transformation rate T- and B-lymphocyte transformation rate was determined according to the previous literatures (Dessauet al.
Guerin, "Differential responses of human B-lymphocyte subpopulations to graded levels of CD40-CD154 interaction," Immunology, vol.
The discovery of the family of ligands and receptors, also known as BAFF, transformed the understanding of B-lymphocyte selection, survival, activation, and homeostasis.
1737) describe a novel bioassay that identifies genotoxic effects by comparing cell proliferation kinetics between wild-type and DNA-repair-deficient mutant clones of the chicken DT40 B-lymphocyte line.
Distinction in the bone marrow of benign B-lymphocyte precursors known as hematogones from neoplastic lymphoblasts of ALL is critical for disease management (in post-chemotherapy and post-bone marrow transplant regenerating marrow) (6,7).
LymphoStat-B is a human monoclonal antibody that specifically recognizes and inhibits the biological activity of B-lymphocyte stimulator, or BLyS.
Phytohemagglutinin (PHA, Siga) was used as T-lymphocyte mitogen and lipopolysaccharide (LPS, Escherichia coli 055:B5, Siga) as a B-lymphocyte mitogen.
B-lymphocyte suppression in multiple myeloma is a reversible phenomenon specific to normal B-cell progenitors and plasma cell precursors.
The protein, which goes by several names including B-lymphocyte stimulator (BlyS), boosts antibody production by triggering the growth and activity of B cells (SN: 8/21/99, p.
The fact that 2 baboon B-lymphocyte cell lines were permissive for infection is particularly important, according to the investigators.
The Epstein-Barr virus (EB), which brings about infectious mononucleosis, takes up residence in the B-lymphocyte cells of the immune system.
BENLYSTA is a human monoclonal antibody that selectively targets B-lymphocyte stimulator (BLyS), an important factor in the survival of B cells.