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OBO ID: ZFA:0009332
Term Name: plasma cell Search Ontology:
  • plasmacyte
Definition: A terminally differentiated, post-mitotic, antibody secreting cell of the B cell lineage with the phenotype CD138-positive, surface immunonoglobulin-negative, and MHC Class II-negative. Plasma cells are oval or round with extensive rough endoplasmic reticulum, a well-developed Golgi apparatus, and a round nucleus having a characteristic cartwheel heterochromatin pattern and are devoted to producing large amounts of immunoglobulin. (2)
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • CL:0000786
  • TAO:0009332
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available