B lymphocyte

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a lymphocyte derived from bone marrow that provides humoral immunity

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Some stay there and develop into B-lymphocytes, while others head to the thymus and become T-Iymphocytes.
EBV infects B-lymphocytes via the EBV receptor known as CD21 or Complement Receptor 2 (CR2).
B-lymphocyte activating factor in systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in relation to autoantibody levels, disease measures and time.
In the treating immunosuppressed mice test, three doses of ZQE groups could increase the carbon clearance index, the weight ratios of spleen and thymus, serum hemolysin level, promote the secretion of IL-2, IL-4, and IFN-, and T-, B-lymphocyte transformation rate by 1.81-, 1.73-, 2.67-, 2.36-, 1.96-, and 2.69-fold of model group,respectively, and a 30mg/kg dose of ZQE presented a significantly better outcome, compared with the 40 and 20 mg/kg doses.
The resulting cells had the profile of their new identity as iNSCs, yet retained their B-lymphocyte genetic marker, showing that Cassady's method could indeed convert non-neural cells to iNSCs.
The working group found associations between schizophrenia and enhancers active in the brain; they also found associations between schizophrenia and enhancers active in tissues with important immune functions, especially B-lymphocyte lineages involved in acquired immunity, such as CD 19 and CD20.
Leblanc, "Tuning of CD40-CD154 interactions in human B-lymphocyte activation: a broad array of in vitro models for a complex in vivo situation,"
Because invasive EV infections have been described in adults with hereditary or congenital defects in B-lymphocyte function, humoral immunity is likely to play a key role in EV infection control (9).
Anthera's clinical-stage programme includes a Phase II study of blisibimod (A-623), a selective antagonist of B-cell activating factor (BAFF, also known as B-lymphocyte stimulator or BLyS), assessing its efficacy, safety and tolerability in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
SCID is a primary immune deficiency, whose defining characteristic is usually a severe defect in both the T- and B-lymphocyte systems.
This mutation of the "cg" (for common gamma chain) gene on the X chromosome results in very low T-lymphocyte and NK-lymphocyte counts but the B-lymphocyte count is high.
We believe that interfering antibodies started to emerge in our case after reduction of the CsA dose, concomitant increase in B-lymphocyte counts (Fig.
Cryoglobulinemia is the main extra-hepatic manifestation of chronic hepatitis C, which is caused by a dysfunction of B-lymphocyte and is immunochemically characterized by a cryoprecipitable immune complex formed by rheumatoid factor and IgG antibodies linked to HCV core antigen.
Belimumab, a monoclonal antibody manufactured by Human Genome Sciences Inc., inhibits the biological activity of B-lymphocyte stimulator (BLyS), a cytokine that is elevated in patients with SLE and other autoimmune diseases