Pedro Xavier-Elsas

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BACKGROUND Although eosinophils co-express multiple integrin receptors, the contributions of integrins to eosinophil development have not been explored. We previously described extensive aggregation(More)
Subcutaneous heat-coagulated egg white implants (EWI) induce chronic, intense local eosinophilia in mice, followed by asthma-like responses to airway ovalbumin challenge. Our goal was to define the(More)
Macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) participates in the pathogenesis of inflammatory diseases, including asthma, in which it enhances airway hypersensitivity and tissue eosinophilia. Herein,(More)
Despite the close relationship of eosinophils and neutrophils, these granulocyte lineages respond to distinct cytokines and play unique roles in immune responses. They nevertheless respond to shared(More)