What are B Cells?
- A type of lymphocyte that produces antibodies (Greenberg, 2008)
- A type of white blood cell, produced in the bone marrow, that is (along with T-cells) very important in the immune system. They produce specific antibodies in response to specific antigens (Butcher, Mineka & Hooley, 2004)
Frequently Asked Questions
- In which category of cells do these belong?
- Where are these cells located in the body? What is the other name?
- What is their function? How are they different with other lymphocytes? How are they different from T-cells?
- What is the primary structure? Do they have different structures? How many are produced in the body? What triggers their production? Is it passed on during breastfeeding, from mother to child? Is it inherited? Does their quantity differ from one individual to another?