Bronchoalveolar Mast Cells and Asthma

October 1988
Thorax;Oct1988, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p802
Book Review
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Bronchoalveolar mast cells in extrinsic asthma: a mechanism for the initiation of antigen specific bronchoconstriction. Flint, Kevin C.; Leung, K.B. Peter; Hudspith, Barry N.; Brostoff, Jonathon; Pearce, Frederick L.; Johnson, Norman McI // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/5/1985, Vol. 291 Issue 6500, p923 

    Examines the development of bronchoalveolar lavage on patients with extrinsic asthma. Histamine content of the lavage cells; Percentage of mast cells; Ratio of forced expiratory volume.

  • Drugs for asthma: mast-cell stabilisers.  // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);2/21/1981, Vol. 282 Issue 6264, p587 

    Focuses on the treatment for asthma. Role of mast cells in hemostatic control of the metabolism of connective tissue; Effect of degranulation of the cells; Significance of developing mast stabilizer drugs.

  • Early activation of mucosal mast cells during the primary immune response in a rodent model of neonatal asthma. Shuang Liu; Shudou, Masachika; Maeyama, Kazutaka // Immunology & Cell Biology;Feb2011, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p239 

    During an allergic inflammatory response in the airway, if a failure of the epithelial cell barrier occurs before the systemic immune response is triggered by allergens, more allergens can invade. Using a rat model of asthma, we previously found that mucosal mast cells, which localise to the...

  • The Role of Mast Cells in the Pathophysiology of Asthma. Black, Judith // New England Journal of Medicine;5/30/2002, Vol. 346 Issue 22, p1742 

    Editorial. Focuses on the role of mast cells in the pathophysiology of asthma. Mentions an article by Brightling that studies the comparison of immunohistochemical analyses of biopsy specimens from patients with asthma, patients with eosinophilic bronchitis, and normal control subjects; Increase...

  • A Novel Model of IgE-Mediated Passive Pulmonary Anaphylaxis in Rats. Wex, Eva; Thaler, Eva; Blum, Sylvia; Lamb, David // PLoS ONE;Dec2014, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p1 

    Mast cells are central effector cells in allergic asthma and are augmented in the airways of asthma patients. Attenuating mast cell degranulation and with it the early asthmatic response is an important intervention point to inhibit bronchoconstriction, plasma exudation and tissue oedema...

  • Gammadelta T cells in asthma. Rossman, Milton D.; Carding, Simon R. // Annals of Internal Medicine;1/15/96, Vol. 124 Issue 2, p266 

    Editorial. Comments on the role of gamma delta T cells in the development of asthma. Increased T cells in the bronchoalveolar fluid from patients with asthma; Secretion of various cytokines by T cells that are important for both cellular and humoral responses.

  • Asthma. Busse, William W.; Lemanske, Robert F. // New England Journal of Medicine;02/01/2001, Vol. 344 Issue 5, p350 

    Discusses the immunological aspects of asthma. Immunohistopathology; Allergic inflammation in asthma; Effect on mast cells, eosinophils, and lymphocytes; Airway remodeling in asthma; Therapies, including inhaled corticosteroids; Conclusion.

  • Asthma: what is there left to find out? Barnes, Peter // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/2/93, Vol. 307 Issue 6908, p814 

    Focuses on the etiology of asthma. Application of immunohistological and molecular biological techniques to bronchial biopsies; Infiltration of eosinophils; Activation of mast cells, T cells and macrophage.

  • Methotrexate.  // Reactions Weekly;10/12/2013, Issue 1473, p26 

    An abstract of the article "Alveolar foamy macrophages and mast cells in bronchoalveolar lavage of methotrexate-induced pneumonitis: 2 case reports and review of the literature," by T. D-Elia and colleagues is presented.

  • Mast cell mediators cause the early allergic bronchoconstriction in guinea pigs in vivo: a model of relevance to asthma. Riley, Jason P.; Fuchs, Barbara; Sjöberg, Lisa; Nilsson, Gunnar P.; Karlsson, Lars; Dahlén, Sven-Erik; Rao, Navin L.; Adner, Mikael // Journal of Inflammation;2013, Vol. 10 Issue Suppl 1, p1 

    An abstract of the article "Mast cell mediators cause the early allergic bronchoconstriction in guinea pigs in vivo: a model of relevance to asthma," by Jason P. Riley and colleagues is presented.


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics