basophil


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Synonyms for basophil

a leukocyte with basophilic granules easily stained by basic stains

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The direct release of histamine from the degranulation of mast cells and basophils causes RMS.
ASST positive patients with hypersensitivity conditions are more likely to be female; have HT-related autoantibodies and/or a positive ANA; have autoantibodies (anti-FceRIa, anti-IgE, or other autoantibodies) involved in their hypersensitivity reactions; and/or have sera capable of inducing histamine release from basophils.
IL-3 induces basophil expansion in vivo by directing granulocyte-monocyte progenitors to differentiate into basophil lineage-restricted progenitors in the bone marrow and by increasing the number of basophil/mast cell progenitors in the spleen.
Also, sublethal concentrations of aluminium phosphide elicited effects on the haematological parameters of the fish such as a decrease in Hb when compared to the control; reduction of MCV, MCH and MCHC to all exposed concentration of aluminium phosphide, significant increase in neutrophil, basophil, eosinophil and monocytes throughout the duration of exposure and decrease in the lymphocytes.
Significantly higher levels of mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentrations, white blood cell counts, monocytes, and basophils were observed in younger birds (group 1).
The low basophil and eosinophil counts in both sexes are consistent with previously calculated intervals (32), likely because of the low prevalence of parasitic infection in the Canadian population and the narrow range of environmental antigens.
Neutrophils, monocytes, eosinophils and basophils are essential components of the primary innate immune response and, further, initiate the secondary immune response by processing and presenting pathogenic antigens to the adaptive immune cells in the lymph nodes.
The increases in hematocrit levels and in the eosinophil and basophil counts may have direct or indirect effects on the rate of coronary blood flow.
Many patients produce IgG autoantibodies against Fc[epsilon]RI, IgE, or both, which can cross-link Fc[epsilon]RI and activate mast cells and basophils (10).
Inhibition of basophil activation by histamine: a sensitive and reproducible model for the study of the biological activity of high dilutions.
The article provides an overview of NCWS, re-evaluates the results of a double-blind placebo-controlled (DBPC) food challenge in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and reviews the roles of DBPC food challenges, serum immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies, basophil activation assay and histology in food allergy diagnosis.
The early phase is generated by mast cell and basophil mediators that also initiate the later phase events.
In EoE, however, these rare cells pack a punch -- when mice with EoE were treated with therapeutic reagents that limited TSLP and basophil responses to food allergens, esophageal inflammation in these animals improved dramatically.
2]s; neutrophil (mg/dl), lymphocyte (mg/dl), monocyte (mg/dl), eosinophil (mg/dl), basophil (mg/dl)), atypical lymph (mg/dl), immuno globulin (g/dl), insulin (uIU/ml), and insulin-like growth factor-I (ng/ml).