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Term:
follicular B cell differentiation (GO:0002316)
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follicular B cell differentiation  
The process in which a B cell in the spleen acquires the specialized features of a follicular B cell. Follicular B cells are major population of mature recirculating B cells in the spleen and are located in the B-cell follicle region.
germinal center B cell differentiation  
marginal zone B cell differentiation  
memory B cell differentiation  
plasma cell differentiation +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: follicular B lymphocyte differentiation
Related Synonyms: follicular B cell development
Definition Sources: GOC:jal, ISBN:0781735149

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