B-lymphocyte


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B lymphocyte

also B-lym·pho·cyte  (bē′lĭm′fə-sīt′)
n.
See B cell.

B-lymphocyte

n
(Biochemistry) a type of lymphocyte, originating in bone marrow, that produces antibodies. Also called: B-cell See also T-lymphocyte
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It is a human monoclonal antibody that selectively targets B-lymphocyte stimulator (BLyS), an important factor in the survival of B cells[sup.
PCR assays detect B-lymphocyte clonality in formalinfixed, paraffin-embedded specimens of classical hodgkin lymphoma without microdissection.
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.
Benefit from B-lymphocyte depletion using the anti-CD20 antibody rituximab in chronic fatigue syndrome.
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).
SCID is a primary immune deficiency, whose defining characteristic is usually a severe defect in both the T- and B-lymphocyte systems.
We believe that interfering antibodies started to emerge in our case after reduction of the CsA dose, concomitant increase in B-lymphocyte counts (Fig.
inhibits the biological activity of B-lymphocyte stimulator (BLyS), a cytokine that is elevated in patients with SLE and other autoimmune diseases
The presence of activated B-lymphocytes in the peripheral blood is a result of the first B-lymphocyte response to foreign antigen, therefore the "OTHERS" parameter could potentially become a useful diagnostic tool in differentiating between infection and inflammation (1).
The discovery of the family of ligands and receptors, also known as BAFF, transformed the understanding of B-lymphocyte selection, survival, activation, and homeostasis.
1737) describe a novel bioassay that identifies genotoxic effects by comparing cell proliferation kinetics between wild-type and DNA-repair-deficient mutant clones of the chicken DT40 B-lymphocyte line.
Distinction in the bone marrow of benign B-lymphocyte precursors known as hematogones from neoplastic lymphoblasts of ALL is critical for disease management (in post-chemotherapy and post-bone marrow transplant regenerating marrow) (6,7).