B-lymphocyte


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B-lymphocyte

a type of LYMPHOCYTE that is formed in the marrow and passed to the lymph glands, producing IMMUNOGLOBULINS (antibodies).

B-cell (B-lymphocyte)

Type of white blood cell that produces antibodies.
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The sensitivities of the DM96 and light microscopy differentials for detecting activated B-lymphocytes were 32% and 69% respectively.
B-lymphocyte contributions to human autoimmune disease.
We used phytohemagglutinin P (PHA) and concanavalin A (ConA) as T-lymphocyte mitogens, and lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and phorbol 12,13-dibutyrate (PDB) as B-lymphocyte mitogens.
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B-lymphocyte activating factor in systemic lupus erythematosus and rheumatoid arthritis in relation to autoantibody levels, disease measures and time.
Rituximab is a monoclonal antibody directed against CD20, a surface antigen expressed in cells of B-lymphocyte lineage.
and an increase in the B-lymphocyte fraction (CD[19.
Sidman uses a strain of transgenic mice that always develop B-lymphocyte tumors.
Blisibimod targets elevated levels of B-lymphocyte stimulator (BAFF) which have been associated with a variety of B-cell mediated autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus) and rheumatoid arthritis.
To characterize the immune response in inoculation eschars during ATBF and Mediterranean spotted fever, paraffin sections were stained with the polymorphonuclear leukocyte marker CD 15 (Immunotech, Marseille, France), the macrophage marker CD68 (Dako, Trappes, France), the T-lymphocyte marker CD3 (Dako), the B-lymphocyte marker CD20 (L26, Dako), and the endothelial cell marker Factor VIII-related antigen (Dako) by using the peroxidase-based method described above.
Detection of a monoclonal component (the immunoglobulin product of a clone of plasma cells) in the serum and/or urine is an important part of the laboratory evaluation of a patient with a plasma cell or B-lymphocyte proliferative disease.