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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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NTB-A is a CD2-related cell surface protein expressed primarily on lymphoid cells including B-lymphocytes from chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and lymphoma patients.
patent 7,151,164 covering methods for treating B-cell disorders using the Company's humanized monoclonal antibody that binds to the CD20 antigen present on B-lymphocytes for the treatment of B-cell lymphomas, leukemias and autoimmune diseases.
patent 7,151,164 will issue on December 19, 2006, covering methods for treating B-cell disorders using the Company's monoclonal antibody that binds to the CD20 antigen present on B-lymphocytes.
Without any applied voltage, the B-lymphocytes and polystyrene beads were randomly distributed in the channel.
Epratuzumab, a recombinant humanized antibody against CD22 expressed on B-lymphocytes, was administered intravenously in about one hour, every other week, for four doses of 360mg/m2 each.
H]2 cells, with the help of interleukins (IL-4 and IL-13), induce B-lymphocytes to undergo differentiation and begin secreting immunoglobulin (antibodies).
Blocking the cox-2 enzyme is not a good idea in the context of vaccination, however, because the cox-2 enzyme is necessary for the optimal production of B-lymphocytes.
Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma is a cancer of the B-lymphocytes and represents 30% of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas in adults and is the most common lymphoid malignancy in the western world.
No significant changes were observed in the verum period for the following types of cells: T- and B-lymphocytes, CD4+- and CD8+-T-lymphocytes including the subgroups of "naive" and "memory" CD4+- and CD8+-T-lymphocytes as well as the natural killer cells.
She had normal percentages of B-lymphocytes until age 8 years, and they were absent after 9 years of age.
This cell line will enable Acceptys to directly isolate and capture antibody producing B-lymphocytes from targeted patient populations (e.
Elaboration of such viral proteins as LMP1, essential to the immortalization of EBV-infected B-lymphocytes, may affect EBV infection of T lymphocytes, although studies suggest otherwise (59).