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How do b cells fight infection?

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Dr. Devon Webster
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In brief: Make antibodies!

B-cells make antibodies against foreign invaders.
The antibodies stick to the invader, leading t cells to kill it. B cells are also the "memory" of the immune system. If the same invader comes along years later, the b cells that made antibodies the first time are ready to make them again. Finally, b cells send out chemical signals that tell other immune cells what to do. B is for bossy...

In brief: Make antibodies!

B-cells make antibodies against foreign invaders.
The antibodies stick to the invader, leading t cells to kill it. B cells are also the "memory" of the immune system. If the same invader comes along years later, the b cells that made antibodies the first time are ready to make them again. Finally, b cells send out chemical signals that tell other immune cells what to do. B is for bossy...
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