What are memory B cells?


What are memory B cells?


B-cells (also known as B-lymphocytes) are a type of white blood cell that plays an important role in the adaptive immune system. B-cells will produce antibodies when they come into contact with a specific antigen of a foreign pathogen.

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Memory B-cells are a specific type of B-cell. Memory B-cells are produced in response to an infection, such as an infection caused by a specific virus...

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This lesson will help you distinguish between several different types of immunity. This includes passive immunity, active immunity, naturally acquired immunity and artificially acquired immunity.

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