OBO ID: CL:0000786
Term Name: plasma cell Search Ontology:
  • effector B cell
  • effector B-cell
  • plasma B cell
  • plasma B-cell
  • plasmacyte
  • plasmocyte
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. (7)
  • BTO:0000392
  • FMA:70574
Ontology: Cell Ontology
PHENOTYPE No data available