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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inhibits the biological activity of B-lymphocyte stimulator (BLyS), a cytokine that is elevated in patients with SLE and other autoimmune diseases
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