Absence of heparin or heparin-like compounds in mast-cell-free tissues and animals.

@article{Straus1982AbsenceOH,
  title={Absence of heparin or heparin-like compounds in mast-cell-free tissues and animals.},
  author={Anita Hilda Straus and Helena B. Nader and Carl Dietrich},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  year={1982},
  volume={717 3},
  pages={478-85}
}
Three models were used for the analysis of heparin concentration and the presence of mast cells, namely different fetal and adult bovine tissues, mast-cell-deficient mice and athymic mice. It was observed that heparin and mast cells are present mainly in spleen and liver during fetal development and in skin, lung and ileum in adults. A good correlation… CONTINUE READING