Match each description to the type of B cell it best describes: naive B cells, plasma cells, or memory B cells.
a. remain in circulation for long time periods
b. rapid activation and differentiation
c. secrete antibodies
d. not yet activated by antigen
Origin of Lymphocytes:
Lymphocytes are a type of white blood cells (WBCs) or leukocytes that originate in the red bone marrow and are released into the blood. Some lymphocytes migrate to the thymus where they mature into T-cells while others called the B-cells, mature in the red bone marrow.
Answer and Explanation:
The correctly matched descriptions to the type of B-cells they best describe are as follows: naive B cells, plasma cells, or memory B cells.
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fromChapter 1 / Lesson 7
Our bodies contain numerous types of cells. In this lesson, you will learn about a type of cell known as a lymphocyte. You will also gain an understanding of the types of lymphocytes, as well as their functions in the body.