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(Science: haematology) Often referred to as a blast cell. Unlike other usages of the suffix blast a lymphoblast is a further differentiation of a lymphocyte, t or B, occasioned by an antigenic stimulus. The lymphoblast usually develops by enlargement of a lymphocyte, active re entry to the s phase of the cell cycle, mitogenesis and production of much mrna and ribosomes.

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Help - slow growing lymphoblasts in suspension -not clumping

Hi, I was hoping someone could help me. I've been culturing lymphoblasts derived from another center to harvest and make chromosome preps. Initially the culture was going fine. We seeded it to keep a back-up and tried harvesting what we had with no success ...

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by frz
Thu May 06, 2010 5:16 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Help - slow growing lymphoblasts in suspension -not clumping
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The Fiber Disease

... therefore carcinogenic. To address this 2-DCB, using an FDA recommended test, was tested for the ability to cause mutations in human cells (TK6 lymphoblasts). The chemical did not cause mutations in human cells. Results of the studies are now being distributed as part of the USDA FNS National ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Sun Nov 05, 2006 3:33 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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B and T Cells

... invasive organisms or produced by them such as bacterial toxins. Lymphocytes B and T have their origin in the red bone marrow and are preceded by lymphoblasts. These develop in the bone marrow or migrate to the thymus. Cells that differentiate in the thymus are transformed in lymphocytes T (thymus), ...

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by BioCell
Thu Oct 12, 2006 5:34 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: B and T Cells
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