lymphoblast


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lym·pho·blast

 (lĭm′fə-blăst′)
n.
A large, immature lymphocyte that has been activated by an antigen and divides to give rise to mature lymphocytes (B cells and T cells).

lym′pho·blas′tic adj.

lymphoblast

(ˈlɪmfəʊˌblɑːst)
n
(Pathology) an abnormal cell consisting of a large nucleus and small cytoplasm that was once thought to be an immature lymphocyte and is now associated with a type of leukaemia (lymphoblastic leukaemia)
lymphoblastic adj
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Noun1.lymphoblast - an immature lymphocyte
lymph cell, lymphocyte - an agranulocytic leukocyte that normally makes up a quarter of the white blood cell count but increases in the presence of infection
Translations

lym·pho·blast

n. linfoblasto, forma primitiva del linfocito.
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Selected-ion monitoring mass fragmentograms obtained from a control lymphoblast line and from the GABA-T-deficient patient are shown in Fig.
IL-12 is naturally produced by dendritic cells, macrophages, and human B lymphoblast cells in response to antigenic stimulation.
Effects of arsenic exposure on DNA methylation in cord blood samples from newborn babies and in a human lymphoblast cell line.
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05 and 10 ng/[micro]L) was determined from the standard curve using a series of doubling dilutions of a converted DNA standard from a control lymphoblast cell line during each run.
Since the lymphoblasts can be distinguished and separated from the others by their distance in the feature space, we considered lymphoblast as the only class in the training set and all the remaining objects are considered as the background.
33%) were triggered by atypical lymphocyte flags, and 9 of 12 (75%) were triggered by blast flags (abnormal lymphocytes/ lymphoblast flags).
Pluripotential stem cell Myeloid Progenitors Myeloblast Monoblasts Marrow pool Mitotic Promelocytes Promonocytes precursors Myelocytes Post-mitotic Metamyelocytes bands Blood and Neutrophils, Monocytes tissue eosinophils and function basophils Innate Macrophage immunologic function Progenitors Megakaryocyte Erythroid Lymphoid Marrow pool Mitotic Maturing Normoblasts Pre-B precursors megakaryocytes Post-mitotic Reticulocytes B lymphoblast Blood and Platelets Erythrocytes B tissue lymphocytes function and plasma cells Haemostasis Oxygen Adaptive transport immunologic function Progenitors Marrow pool Mitotic Pro-T precursors Post-mitotic Lymphoblast Blood and T-lymphocytes tissue and NK cells function Fig.
Allosteric inhibition of human lymphoblast and purified porphobilinogen deaminase by protoporphyrinogen and coproporphyrinogen: a possible mechanism for the acute attack of variegate porphyria.
Thymidine kinase DNA of TK6 human lymphoblast cells was analyzed using electrophoresis.
The frequency of acute lymphoblast leukaemia (ALL) in different countries has been reported to be 2-5 cases per 100 000 people a year (1,2).
Genomic DNA was isolated from peripheral blood samples or lymphoblast cell lines using methods described by Miller et al.