European Mast Cell and
Basophil Research Network


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Mast cell inhibitory receptors

Mast cells receptors – general description Mast cells (MC) are key effector cells in allergic inflammation (AI) but are also involved in regulating fibrosis, in

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Mast cell proteoglycans

Introduction A hallmark feature of mast cells from all species is their strong metachromatic staining with various cationic dues, such as Toluidine blue. These properties

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Mast cells activating receptors

General description Mast cells (MC) are best known for their crucial role in the allergic response, but their strategic location and richness of pre-stored and

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