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Introduction

  • Domenico RibattiEmail author
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Abstract

Although mast cells have been identified over 170 years ago, their physiological role in the body has remained a mystery. Since ancient times, mast cells have probably been part of protective mechanisms.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biomedical Sciences, Neurosciences and Sensory OrgansUniversity of BariBariItaly

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