[Progress in the study on the relationship between effects of acu-moxibustion and mast cells in acupoints].

@article{He2007ProgressIT,
  title={[Progress in the study on the relationship between effects of acu-moxibustion and mast cells in acupoints].},
  author={Jun-na He and Ming-fu Luo},
  journal={Zhen ci yan jiu = Acupuncture research},
  year={2007},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={
          214-6
        }
}
The present paper reviews develonment of researches on the relationship between mast cells (MCs) and effects of acupuncture and moxibustion from (1) the formation, distribution, types, morphological characters of MCs and their biological effects, (2) the number and degranulation of MCs in acupoints, (3) the relavance of MCs and the phenomenon of sensation transmission along meridian, and 4) the correlation between the therapeutic effect of acupuncture for relieving allergic reaction and MCs… CONTINUE READING