Basic Histology -- Lymphocytes and Plasma Cells Next Home Back

Often lymphoid aggregates will include a generous number of plasma cells.

Remember that plasma cells are the altered B-lymphocytes which produce antibodies.

This is an aggregate with lots of plasma cells.

Plasma cells have a round, eccentric nucleus with coarse clumps of heterochromatin and euchromatin. It looks more like a soccer ball than a clock face, at least to me. With your study partners, find:


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