What are regulatory B cells?

  title={What are regulatory B cells?},
  author={David Gray and Mohini Gray},
  journal={European journal of immunology},
  volume={40 10},
B cells are now acknowledged to play multiple roles in the immune response, in addition to making antibodies. Their role in regulating T-cell responses during inflammation has come into focus recently. Thus, IL-10 production by B cells has been shown to be important in limiting auto-reactive and pathogen-driven immune pathology; however, the exact identity of the regulatory B cells remains elusive; do they belong to a committed subset or can all B cells regulate given the appropriate inducing… CONTINUE READING