Intrinsic constraint on plasmablast growth and extrinsic limits of plasma cell survival

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B cells recruited into splenic antibody responses grow exponentially, either in extrafollicular foci as plasmablasts, or in follicles where they form germinal centers. Both responses yield plasma cells. Although many splenic plasma cells survive


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)813-21
Number of pages9
JournalThe Journal of Experimental Medicine
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 11 Sep 2000