Evalyn Horowitz

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The gene product of the steel locus of the mouse represents a growth factor for murine mast cells and a ligand for the c-kit proto-oncogene receptor, a member of the tyrosine kinase receptor class of(More)
BACKGROUND Defining the phenotype is critical for investigating the genetic etiology of asthma. As part of the Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Asthma (CSGA), the primary objective of which is(More)
BACKGROUND IgE-mediated stimulation of human basophils and lung mast cells causes the synthesis of larger amounts of 1-acyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (1-acyl-2-acetyl-GPC) than(More)
In 1995, an outbreak of tuberculosis (TB) occurred among residents of a correctional-facility housing unit for inmates infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We isolated and treated(More)
Using pharmacologic agents, we explored the mechanism by which a potent neuropeptide, substance P, induces the secretion of histamine from human skin mast cells and compared their effects on(More)