Mast Cell Response To Tumor Graft

  • Robert Courtoy
  • Dominique Degraef-Lovens
  • Karin Dupont
  • Nicole Schaaf-Lafontaine
  • Jacques Boniver
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 237)


The association of mast cells (MC) with tumor tissue has been frequently reported since the first description of these cells by Ehrlich (1).Mast cells were found in abundance at the periphery of carcinogen-induced tumor as well as of transplanted fibrosarcoma (2–4).


Mast Cell Syngeneic Mouse Tumor Drain Lymph Node Living Tumor Cell Tumor Graft 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Courtoy
    • 1
  • Dominique Degraef-Lovens
    • 1
  • Karin Dupont
    • 1
  • Nicole Schaaf-Lafontaine
    • 1
  • Jacques Boniver
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of PathologyUniversity of LiegeLiège1Belgium

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