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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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Immune complexes (Icx) play important role in formation of memory B-lymphocytes. The immune complex vaccine developed by mixing live IBD virus with hyper-immune IBD serum (Jeurissen et al., 1998).
EBV transfected B-lymphocytes were thawed, reseeded, and harvested when cell count reached around 5 million cells and kept in -130[degrees]C.
(d) The RS-like B-cells have less prominent CD20 expression in comparison to the B-lymphocytes present in the polymorphous infiltrate.
The scientists tried to develop a special kind of immunogen which would bind certain B-lymphocytes, potentially responsible for immunity against HIV.
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.
B-lymphocytes are cells that are part of the body's immune system and help to defend the body against infections.
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.
Determination of B-lymphocytes: Blood (3 ml) was collected from the median cubital vein in the morning when the patients were in the fasting state and was left still for 2 h at room temperature after being treated by anticoagulants.
Detailed analysis confirmed that HHV-8 was identified in 10% of the B-lymphocytes in the endothelial cells and in subcapsular spindle cell proliferations.