Tag Archives: B-lymphocytes

Anti-CD20 treatment shows changes not only in B-lymphocytes but also in T-subpopulations

In renal pathology, Rituximab has been proven to be useful in the treatment of some primary glomerulopathies, vasculitis with renal involvement, severe lupus with kidney disease, and especially in renal transplantation, where it is applied during the

Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) infection empowers B lymphocytes for autoimmunity

The human body is under constant threat of foreign invaders (bacteria, viruses, parasites) that can cause infectious diseases. The reason why this often does not occur is the immune system, a complex collection of molecules and cells

A functional defect of unconventional suppressor T-lymphocytes might lead to disease progression in lupus autoimmune patients

A healthy immune system discriminates between pathogenic invaders that have to be eliminated, and the body’s own tissues that have to be protected. Central to this role are immune cells called lymphocytes. B-lymphocytes are particularly important, because