Differential usage of COX-1 and COX-2 in prostaglandin production by mast cells and basophils

Abstract

Basophils have been erroneously considered as minor relatives of mast cells, due to some phenotypic similarity between them. While recent studies have revealed non-redundant roles for basophils in various immune responses, basophil-derived effector molecules, including lipid mediators, remain poorly characterized, compared to mast cell-derived ones. Here we… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrep.2017.03.004

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