Mast Cells in Allergic Reactions
Abstract:In rabbits, mast cells were shown to degranulate during passive anaphylaxis. However, disodium cromoglycate was ineffective in altering degranulation of mast cells during this reaction.
Mast cells degranulated during a provocative ragweed test in a patient with ragweed hay fever, and disodium cromoglycate inhibited degranulation of mast cells in the nasal mucosa pretreated with disodium cromoglycate.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1982-12-01
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