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plasma cell differentiation (GO:0002317)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
follicular B cell differentiation  
germinal center B cell differentiation  
marginal zone B cell differentiation  
memory B cell differentiation 
plasma cell differentiation +   
The process in which a B cell acquires the specialized features of a plasma cell. A plasma cell is a lymphocyte which develops from a B cell and produces high amounts of antibody.

Related Synonyms: plasma cell development
Definition Sources: GOC:jal

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