B lymphocyte

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Synonyms for B lymphocyte

a lymphocyte derived from bone marrow that provides humoral immunity


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However, in contrast with the other rickettsial diseases that are characterized by perivascular infiltration of T cells and macrophages, with some B lymphocytes and few neutrophils (10,24-26), the cutaneous damage of ATBF show vasculitis with polymorphonuclear leukocyte-rich inflammation.
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.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (Princeton, NJ) has patented antibody heteroconjugates and bispecific antibodies and methods and compositions and their use in the enhancement or inhibition of activation and function of T or B lymphocytes.
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.