Effects of different secretagogues on synovial fluid mast cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis


Mast cells are considered to play a role in inflammatory joint diseases including rheumatoid arthritis. However, thein vivo secretagogues of these cells in rheumatoid arthritis have not yet been identified. Histamine secretions of 6.7%, 6.1%, 2.6% and 2.1% were observed for substance P, compound 48/80, bradykinin and calcitonin gene-related peptide… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01997354


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