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International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. [corrected]. LXXXVII. Complement peptide C5a, C4a, and C3a receptors.
The activation of the complement cascade, a cornerstone of the innate immune response, produces a number of small (74-77 amino acid) fragments, originally termed anaphylatoxins, that are potentExpand
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International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXXVII. Complement Peptide C5a, C4a, and C3a Receptors
The activation of the complement cascade, a cornerstone of the innate immune response, produces a number of small (74–77 amino acid) fragments, originally termed anaphylatoxins, that are potentExpand
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Functional evidence for the expression of P2X1, P2X4 and P2X7 receptors in human lung mast cells
Background and purpose:  P2X receptors are widely expressed in cells of the immune system with varying functions. This study sought to characterize P2X receptor expression in the LAD2 human mast cellExpand
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De novo peptide design with C3a receptor agonist and antagonist activities: theoretical predictions and experimental validation.
Targeting the complement component 3a receptor (C3aR) with selective agonists or antagonists is believed to be a viable therapeutic option for several diseases such as stroke, heart attack,Expand
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P2X7 receptors induce degranulation in human mast cells
Mast cells play important roles in host defence against pathogens, as well as being a key effector cell in diseases with an allergic basis such as asthma and an increasing list of other chronicExpand
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