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B cell costimulation (GO:0031296)
Annotations: Rat: (4) Mouse: (4) Human: (4) Chinchilla: (4) Bonobo: (3) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (4) Pig: (4)
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B cell costimulation  
The process of providing, via surface-bound receptor-ligand pairs, a second, antigen-independent, signal in addition to that provided by the B cell receptor to augment B cell activation.
positive regulation of B cell differentiation +   
positive regulation of B cell proliferation  
positive regulation of isotype switching +   
T cell costimulation +   

Exact Synonyms: B cell co-stimulation ;   B lymphocyte co-stimulation ;   B lymphocyte costimulation
Definition Sources: ISBN:0781735149

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