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  • B Cell - Biology-Online Dictionary
    source History B Cell A lymphocyte derived from bone marrow that provides humoral immunity it recognizes free antigen molecules in solution and matures into plasma cells that secrete immunoglobulin antibodies that inactivate the antigens Retrieved from http www biology online org bodict index php title B Cell oldid 71577 First Previous BWhttp www centipedia com articles Gee Next B and t cell count Last Please contribute to this project if

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  • B and t cell count - Biology-Online Dictionary
    values include 68 to 75 of total lymphocytes are t lymphocytes and 10 to 20 are b lymphocytes Increased t cell counts can indicate infectious mononucleosis acute lymphocytic leukaemia or multiple myeloma Increased b lymphocytes can indicate chronic lymphocytic leukaemia multiple myeloma Waldenstrom s macroglobulinaemia or di george syndrome Decreased t cells may indicate congenital t cell deficiency wiskott aldrich syndrome or aids Decreased b cells may indicate acute lymphocytic

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  • B antigen - Biology-Online Dictionary
    B Supplement Human ABO blood groups are determined based on the type of blood group antigens occurring on the surface of RBCs These major blood group antigens include H antigen A antigen and B antigen Individuals with blood type B have H and B antigens on their RBCs B antigens are formed when the B allele codes for the enzyme that catalyzes the binding of galactose to H antigen Compare

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  • B chain - Biology-Online Dictionary
    component of insulin containing 30 amino acyl residues beginning with a phenylalanyl residue NH2 terminus insulin is formed by the linkage of a b chain to an a chain by two disulfide bonds the amino acid composition of the b chain is a function of species Synonym phenylalanyl chain Retrieved from http www biology online org bodict index php title B chain oldid 32788 First Previous B cell Next B

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  • B lymphocyte - Biology-Online Dictionary
    production of immunoglobulins and involved in the production of antibodies in the humoral immune response a precursor of the plasma cell Supplement B lymphocytes or simply B cells are a type of lymphocyte responsible for the production of immunoglobulins They participate in the humoral immune response of the adaptive immune system Other lymphocytes include the T lymphocytes and the natural killer cells B lymphocytes differ from the other lymphocytes by having a protein on the outer surface of the cell called B cell receptor This receptor enables the B lymphocyte to bind to a specific antigen In birds B lymphocytes mature in the bursa of Fabricius In mammals they are formed in the bone marrow The different types of B lymphocytes include plasma B cells memory B cells B 1 cells B 2 cells marginal zone B cells follicular B Cells and regulatory B cells Word origin French lymphe from Latin lympha water water nymph from Ancient Greek númphē nymph New Latin cyta from Ancient Greek kútos vessel jar Also called B cell Compare T lymphocyte See also lymphocyte white blood cell lymph blood antibody immunity Related term s B lymphocyte subsets Retrieved from http www biology online org bodict

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  • B lymphocytes - Biology-Online Dictionary
    0 9 OTHER View View source History B lymphocytes B lymphocytes lymphoid cells concerned with humoral immunity They are short lived cells resembling bursa derived lymphocytes of birds in their production of immunoglobulin upon appropriate stimulation Retrieved from http www biology online org bodict index php title B lymphocytes oldid 38692 First Previous B lymphocyte Next B phage Last Please contribute to this project if you have more information about

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  • B phage - Biology-Online Dictionary
    O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0 9 OTHER View View source History B phage B phage b corynebacteriophage Retrieved from http www biology online org bodict index php title B phage oldid 16069 First Previous B lymphocytes Next B vitamin Last Please contribute to this project if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page This page was

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  • B vitamins - Biology-Online Dictionary
    for normal growth and metabolism They are not readily produced in sufficient amounts and therefore must be obtained from diet or by supplement In humans there are 13 vitamins recommended for daily intake Of these 13 vitamins nine of them are water soluble and the rest is fat soluble All eight B vitamins together with vitamin C are water soluble vitamins This means that they dissolve in water more easily and are eliminated from the body more readily than fat soluble vitamins These eight B vitamins are vitamin B1 thiamine vitamin B2 riboflavin vitamin B3 niacin or nicotinic acid vitamin B5 Pantothenic acid vitamin B6 pyridoxine pyridoxal pyridoxamine vitamin B7 biotin vitamin B9 folic acid and vitamin B12 cobalamins They may function as coenzymes or cofactors that participate in many metabolic processes e g generation of energy from carbohydrates energy production for the electron transport chain energy transfer reactions in the metabolism of glucose fat and alcohol oxidation of fatty acids and carbohydrates amino acid metabolism metabolism of lipids proteins and carbohydrates transfer of single carbon units in the metabolism of nucleic acids and amino acids etc Food rich in B vitamins are fish poultry meat eggs dairy products leafy

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