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Figure 2 | Immunity & Ageing

Figure 2

From: The immune system and the impact of zinc during aging

Figure 2

Disturbed B-cell function in ageing. In general, the numbers of B cells and specific antibodies (e.g., in response to vaccination) decrease with age, while total and unspecific immunoglobulin and autoantibodies increase. Some B cell clones expand, resulting in higher probability for lymphocyte malignancies.

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