B cell

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B cells or B lymphocytes are a type of white blood cell. They function in the humoral immunity component of the adaptive immune system by secreting antibodies.

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Jonathan Edwards comments on: Extended B-cell phenotype in patients with ME/CFS: A cross-sectional study (Link)

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  1. Mensah, Fane; Bansal, Amolak; Berkovitz, Saul; Sharma, Arti; Reddy, Venkat; Leandro, Maria; Cambridge, Geraldine (2016), "Extended B cell phenotype in patients with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: A cross-sectional study", Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 184 (2): 237-247, doi:10.1111/cei.12749 
  2. Bradley, AS; Ford, B; Bansal, Amolak (2013), "Altered functional B cell subset populations in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome compared to healthy controls", Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 172 (1): 73–80, doi:10.1111/cei.12043 


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