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B cell

[′bē ‚sel]
(immunology)
One of a heterogeneous population of bone-marrow-derived lymphocytes which participates in the immune responses. Also known as B lymphocyte.
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2008), who worked on the hematological aspects of rabbits and recorded that the values for T-lymphocytes, leukocytes, b-lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, neutrophils and hemoglobin were in the range of 20-79%, 2.
Thus, results of our immunologic investigations exhibited a pronounced reliable positive dynamics of indices of cellular and humoral links of immune status in COPD patients against the background of ST: an increase in concentration of subpopulations of all the studied lymphocytes, correlation of subpopulations C[DELTA]4+ and C[DELTA]8+ lymphocytes, reduction of an increased level of ABL to tissual antigen of the lungs, growth of PhA, quantities of B-lymphocytes and content of immunoglobulins G, A, M, as well as further activation and fixation of immune response.
The B-lymphocytes and other immune cell destruction through IBDV lead to immunosuppression (Khatri et al.
The immunogen has to be very unique because the required progenitor cells are very rare among other B-lymphocytes.
Conclusion: This study suggests that depletion of GSH due to inorganic mercury in T and B-lymphocytes is more severe as compared to its organic form.
Serum immunoglobulin refers to a group of serum molecules produced by B-lymphocytes they are soluble and are secreted from B-cell receptors and are produced to a maximum level to counter the invasion by an antigen and hence they are also called antibodies (Ismail and Asad 2009).
The immunohistochemical studies revealed extensive bone marrow infiltration by CD20-positive B-lymphocytes and numerous admixed CD138-positive plasma cells with kappa light chain restriction (Fig.
This virus infects and provokes dysfunction in B-lymphocytes, which is primarily associated with the production of cryoglobulin, NOSA, and B-NHL.
B-lymphocytes play a crucial role in the onset of RA because the involved synovial tissues contain abundant such cells that produce autoantibodies.
Detailed analysis confirmed that HHV-8 was identified in 10% of the B-lymphocytes in the endothelial cells and in subcapsular spindle cell proliferations.
CLL affects the body's white blood cells, called B-cells or B-lymphocytes, which play an important role in maintaining a healthy immune system and fighting off infection.