What is the function of the B cell in the immune system?
B Cells are white blood cells in the lymphocyte class, and are part of the immune system in the body (Wikipedia). Similar to other white blood cells, B cells work to identify foreign invading objects; the B cell specifically recognizes antigens, or foreign protein strands. B cells are created to identify specific antigens, and are specialized so that the body can...
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