The Mast Cell in Health and Disease

Portada
CRC Press, 29 oct. 1992 - 858 páginas
Offers coverage of practical and theoretical implications of current research into mast cell biology, emphasizing the role of the mast cell in human diseases. The text covers all aspects of the mast cell from growth and differentiation to its function in such conditions as asthma and skin disease.
 

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Ultrastructural Observations of In Situ
1
Human Lung Mast Cells
9
Human Gastrointestinal System Mast Cells
19
Human Heart Mast Cells
39
Human Skin Mast Cells
46
Human Uterine Mast Cells
60
Structure of the Receptor
92
HistamineReleasing Factors
109
Mast Cell Involvement in Food Allergy
609
Extraintestinal FoodInduced Mast Cell Activation
616
Characterization of Two Different Pathogenic
627
Therapy
633
Do Mast Cells Play a Role in Atopic Dermatitis?
639
Hints from GraftVersusHost Dis
653
Mast Cells and Their Role in Parasitic Helminth Infection
669
Conclusion
680

Neuropeptides and Mast Cells
116
Insights into Mast Cell Development and Function Derived
129
Recogition that the W Locus Encodes ckit
139
The Origin and Development of Murine and Human Mast
203
Heterogeneity of Human Mast Cells
219
Development of Human Mast Cells from Umbilical Cord
237
Molecular Characterization of Mouse Mast Cell Secretory
247
Cloning of cDNAs for MMCP2 MMCP4 MMCP6
255
Distinct Organizations of Genes for Mast Cell Chymases
261
Modulation of Mediator Release from Mast Cells
269
Lipid Metabolism and Mast Cell Activation
301
Role of Phosphatidylcholine Metabolism in Mast Cells
307
Histamine
321
Antihistamines
331
Mast Cell Proteases
343
Mast Cell Proteoglycans
381
Leukotrienes
393
Conclusion
405
Kinins and Mast CellRelated Diseases
415
Kinin Generation During Mast CellDependent Events
422
Mast Cell Cytokines
443
Potential Physiological Influences of Mast CellDerived
455
Lessons to Be Learned from Sodium Cromoglycate and
467
Studies With Mast CellStabilizing Agents
473
The Effects of Antiinflammatory Steroids on Mast Cells
483
In Vitro Studies with Steroids on Mast Cells
494
Evidence for a Direct Role
513
Anaphylaxis
529
The Pathophysiology of Allergic Rhinitis and Its Implications
545
Rationalizing the Approach to the Management of Allergic
561
Mast Cells in Asthma
575
Mast Cells and the Nervous System
687
Mast Cells in Arthritis
699
I
710
Mast Cell Disease
723
Clinical Features
724
Methods of Diagnosis
728
Survival and Prognostic Factors
731
Classification
732
Chromosomal Abnormalities
736
Therapy for SMCD
737
References
738
Mast Cells Stromal Cells and Inflammation 7 43
743
Mast Cells in AllergicType Inflammation
744
Sources and Lineages of Mast Cells
746
Influence of the Tissue Microenvironment on Mast Cell Phenotype
747
Hemopoietic Cytokines Produced by Respiratory Tract Structural Cells
749
Influence of Airway Structu ral Cells
751
Conclusions and Summary
752
Discussion
754
Adhesion Receptors and Their Relevance to the Biology of Mast Cells and Basophils
763
The Integrin Family
764
The Immunoglobulin Family
768
The Cadherin Family
774
The Selectins Family
776
Other Adhesion Molecules
779
181
803
219
813
227
821
237
876
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