Use of Synthetic Peptides in the Delineation of the Role of Non-Antigen Receptors in Mast Cell Signalling Processes

  • D. R. Stanworth
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 225)


On first sight a paper on mast cell signalling processes would seem to be out of place amongst contributions which are mainly concerned with T cell receptor-ligand interactions. As I hope will become apparent, however, our observations on the manner in which IgE antibodies initiate the release of mediators of immediate-type allergy from mast cells could be more than a little relevant to a better understanding of T cell recognition and trigger processes.


Mast Cell Histamine Release Skin Mast Cell Short Chain Peptide Mast Cell Trigger 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. Stanworth
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  1. 1.Rheumatology and Allergy Research UnitUniversity of BirminghamBirminghamUK

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