Half life of B cells that do not undergo positive selection

Value 3 days
Organism vertebrates
Reference Kenneth M. Murphy, Paul Travers, Mark Walport, Janeway's Immunobiology, 7th edition 2008 Garland Science p.304 Fig. 7.39
Comments P.304 Fig. 7.39: "B cells have a half-life of about 3 days" B cells are produced in bone marrow and then migrate to the periphery where they enter secondary lymphoid tissues. Those that do not enter these secondary tissues do not undergo positive selection
Entered by Uri M
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