CD48 is an allergen and IL-3-induced activation molecule on eosinophils.

  title={CD48 is an allergen and IL-3-induced activation molecule on eosinophils.},
  author={Ariel Munitz and Ido Bachelet and Ron Eliashar and Marat V. Khodoun and Fred D. Finkelman and Marc E Rothenberg and Francesca Levi-Schaffer},
  journal={Journal of immunology},
  volume={177 1},
Eosinophils are involved in a variety of allergic, parasitic, malignant, and idiopathic disorders by releasing a variety of factors including specific granule proteins, lipid mediators, and proinflammatory and immunoregulatory cytokines and chemokines. In addition, they interact with various cell types in the inflamed tissue. Yet, the mechanism of eosinophil activation is still poorly understood. Recently, we described the expression and function of the CD2-subfamily of receptors and especially… CONTINUE READING
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