mast cell

Known as: Mastocyte, Tissue Basophils, Histaminocyte 
Granulated cells that are found in almost all tissues, most abundantly in the skin and the gastrointestinal tract. Like the BASOPHILS, mast cells… (More)
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1940-2017
050019402016

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Review
2017
Review
2017
Prolonged low-grade inflammation or smoldering inflammation is a hallmark of cancer. Mast cells form a heterogeneous population… (More)
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Review
2017
Review
2017
It is well recognized that neuroinflammation is involved in the pathogenesis of various neurodegenerative diseases. Microglia and… (More)
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Review
2016
Review
2016
Fifty years ago, after a long search, IgE emerged as the circulating factor responsible for triggering allergic reactions. Its… (More)
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Review
2015
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2015
IL-4 was identified as the first cytokine to be produced by mast cells and is responsible for promoting mast cell IL-13… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Exosomes are vesicles of endocytic origin released by many cells. These vesicles can mediate communication between cells… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Contrary to the proinflammatory role of mast cells in allergic disorders, the results obtained in this study establish that mast… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND & AIMS The mechanisms underlying abdominal pain perception in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are poorly understood… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Expression of HPV16 early region genes in basal keratinocytes of transgenic mice elicits a multistage pathway to squamous… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
ALTHOUGH mast cells have been implicated in a variety of inflammatory conditions including immediate hypersensitivity and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
MAST cells play a detrimental role in IgE-dependent allergic reactions. In contrast, a protective function for mast cells has… (More)
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