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Summary Q fever is an infectious disease due to Coxiella burnetii. Following a primary-infection, C. burnetii may persist in some patients, leading to endocarditis and vascular infections. Mast cells (MCs), known for their role in allergic diseases, innate immunity and cardiac function, are produced by bone marrow, circulate as progenitors
Summary Fevipiprant, a DP2 receptor antagonist, inhibits eosinophil migration towards mast cells Citation Fevipiprant, a DP2 receptor antagonist, inhibits eosinophil migration towards mast cells. Shamri R, Dubois G, Erpenbeck VJ, Mankuta D, Sandham DA, Levi-Schaffer F. Clin Exp Allergy. 2019 Feb;49(2):255-257. doi: 10.1111/cea.13304. Epub 2018 Nov 25. PMID: 30379368 Download
Summary Mast cells (MC) accumulate in colorectal cancer (CRC) and the relationship between MC density and cancer progression has been well recognized. Citation Yu Y, Blokhuis BRJ, Diks MAP, Keshavarzian A, Garssen J and Redegeld FA (2018) Functional Inhibitory Siglec-6 Is Upregulated in Human Colorectal Cancer-Associated Mast Cells. Front. Immunol.
Summary Mast cells have been identified as resident cells of human placental tissue by immunohistological procedures, suggesting that they may play a role in pregnancy. Citation Mezouar, Soraya & Ben Amara, Amira & Vitte, Joana & Mege, Jean‐Louis. (2018). Isolation of Human Placental Mast Cells. Current Protocols in Cell Biology.