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A fully differentiated B-lymphocyte (white blood cell) which produces a single type of antibody.
- ‘In most cases, there was marked subepithelial fibrosis and edema with a variable lymphocytic and plasma cell infiltrate.’
- ‘Upon re-exposure to the antigen, the lymphocyte divides into a memory B lymphocyte and eventually differentiates into a plasma cell.’
- ‘Monoclonal antibodies can also be produced by fusing a single plasma cell with an immortal myeloma cell line in the laboratory.’
- ‘The selected cell is then fused with a neoplastic plasma cell that also has a natural propensity to make antibodies.’
- ‘There is no evidence of toxicity related to the pure form of milk thistle, and there is weak evidence of a hepatocyte plasma cell membrane protective effect.’
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