Basophils

Known as: Basophil, Basophilic Leukocyte, Basophilic Granulocyte 
A type of immune cell that has granules (small particles) with enzymes that are released during allergic reactions and asthma. A basophil is a type… (More)
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Basophils are the rarest granulocytes and represent less than 1% of peripheral blood leukocytes. They are evolutionarily… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
CD4+ T-helper type 2 (TH2) cells, characterized by their expression of interleukin (IL)-4, IL-5, IL-9 and IL-13, are required for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Basophils are associated with T helper 2 (Th2) cell-polarized immune responses such as allergic disorders or helminth infections… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The cellular basis of immunological memory remains a controversial issue. Here we show that basophils bound large amounts of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Both metazoan parasites and simple protein allergens induce T helper type 2 (TH2) immune responses, but the mechanisms by which… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Using mice in which the eGfp gene replaced the first exon of the Il4 gene (G4 mice), we examined production of interleukin (IL)-4… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Mast cells and basophils are important effector cells in T helper 2 (TH2)-cell-dependent, immunoglobulin-E-associated allergic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Eosinophil leukocytes express high numbers of the chemokine receptor CCR3 which binds eotaxin, monocyte chemotactic protein (MCP… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Cytokines such as interleukin 1 (IL-1) promote adhesiveness in human umbilical vein endothelial cells for leukocytes including… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
When human polymorphonuclear basophils, a type of white blood cell with antibodies of the immunoglobulin E (IgE) type on its… (More)
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