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Term:
memory B cell differentiation (GO:0002319)
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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  
The process in which a B cell acquires the specialized features of a memory B cell. Memory B cells are cells that can respond rapidly to antigen re-exposure by production of high-affinity antibody.
memory T cell differentiation +   
plasma cell differentiation +   

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

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