European Mast Cell and
Basophil Research Network


Dear Mast Cell and Basophil Fans!

You have entered the MastoBasoWiki – a platform to share and exchange knowledge about mast cells and basophils as well as related topics. The platform aims to serve as an informative tool for researchers, students and everyone interested in learning more about our favorite cells.

If you are also a mast cell and basophil fan and you want to share your knowledge with the community please feel free to contact us and send us your ideas how to improve and complement the MastoBasoWiki.

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Basophil activation tests

Basophils and mast cells belong to distinct myeloid lineages, but they share a number of morphological and functional features (Stone 2010). Most notably, they are

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Basophilic granulocytes

General description Basophils are relatively rare cells that make up less than 1 % of blood leukocytes and are thought to play a role in

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