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release of secretory granule contents by fusion with the plasma membrane.

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Re: Cytokine - Receptor concepts

... phagocyte responses, complement activation, neonatal immunity or placental transfer), IgE (acts in immunity against helminthes (worms), mast cell degranulation or immediate hypersensitivity) and IgA (acts in mucosal immunity transport of IgA through epithelia). The late events in helper T cell ...

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by marla
Tue Jun 01, 2010 9:08 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cytokine - Receptor concepts
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Views: 16937


... Aha! Nice to hear this term again after looong times ;) very nice terms :D i investigated these phenomena on rat ileum in relation with mast cell degranulation.

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by sdekivit
Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:54 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Receptor
Replies: 11
Views: 6107

The Fiber Disease

... actin-dependent or actin-independent mechanisms of invasion. PMID: 10495707 1999 - The role of actin microfilaments in the down-regulation of the degranulation response in RBL-2H3 mast cells. PMID: 9973500 1999 - Distribution of cytoskeletal structures and organelles of the host cell during evolution ...

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by Skytroll
Mon Jul 10, 2006 5:53 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 6246547


... when we got the first allergen and when it comes to the second, IgE will bind the FcE-R in mast cells and causing an influx of Ca2+ and resulting degranulation (histamine secretion). Correct me if I'm wrong..

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by victor
Mon Feb 06, 2006 10:28 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Allergies
Replies: 3
Views: 3195

erythroblastosis fetalis

... Their 'sensitive' IgE, which mainly attach on mast cells membrane surfaces, recognize those antigens and then stimulate mast cells activation and degranulation.

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by Dr.Stein
Sun Jul 24, 2005 9:30 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: erythroblastosis fetalis
Replies: 75
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