B cell

A lymphocyte that expresses B cell receptor. Differentiates into memory B cells or antibody secreting plasma cells after encounter with antigen. Abbreviation “B” derives from “Bursa of fabricius”

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International Union of Immunological SocietiesUniversity of South AfricaInstitute of Infectious Disease and Molecular MedicineElizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids FoundationStellenbosch University