B lymphocyte

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a lymphocyte derived from bone marrow that provides humoral immunity

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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.
Phytohemagglutinin (PHA, Siga) was used as T-lymphocyte mitogen and lipopolysaccharide (LPS, Escherichia coli 055:B5, Siga) as a B-lymphocyte mitogen.
Her B-lymphocyte deficiency may have been a consequence of treatment with immunosuppressive agents, or defective T- and B-cell interactions.
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.
s study showed a small clonal B-lymphocyte population in the bone marrow, which was CD5[sup]−.
Objective: To study the effects of B-lymphocyte dysfunction on the serum copper selenium and zinc levels of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and to provide evidence for clinical practice.
A drug that inhibits early-stage B-lymphocyte activation reduced disease activity in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, and showed potential to significantly decrease the annual number of new brain lesions.
Blisibimod targets elevated levels of B-lymphocyte stimulator, or BLyS, which has been associated with many B-cell mediated autoimmune diseases such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Sjogren's Syndrome and Graves' Disease.
Mean counts and percentages of all T- and B-lymphocyte subsets increased after 3 days of illness compared with results obtained during the first 3 days of illness (Figure 1).