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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B-lymphocytes mature in the bone marrow and leave the marrow expressing a unique antigen-binding receptor on their membrane.
Circulating monoclonal B-lymphocytes in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Contrarily, the highest value of b-lymphocytes at 60 days was noticed in G3 trailed by G1, G4 and G2 as 48.
The data presented shows that at the local level, women with obstetric and gynecological anamnesis, had a significant increase in the total content of B-lymphocytes (17.
They also found that the smoke primarily affects antibody-producing B-lymphocytes rather than other immune cell types, shedding light on the mechanism of immune suppression, says study coauthor Mohan L.
B-system is presented by quantitative existence of B-lymphocytes with CD20 molecule and the level of immunoglobulins of IgG, IgA, IgM classes.
but immune-suppressing drugs currently used to treat the disease indiscriminately affect "innocent" T-cells and other useful white blood cells called B-lymphocytes.
So, in sepsis the level of circulated B-lymphocytes in the absolute indices in the peripheral blood was 0.
Filatov (1992): for CD3+--marker of mature T-lymphocytes; for CD4+--marker of T-helpers/inductors; for CD8+--marker of cytotoxic lymphocytes supressors; for CD16+--marker of natural killers; for CD25+ marker of L-receptor chain of interleukin 2; for CD95+--marker of Fas-receptor mediating apoptosis; for CD19+--marker of B-lymphocytes.