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Mast Cell Heterogeneity

  • Domenico RibattiEmail author
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Abstract

Mast cells are strategically located at host/environment interfaces like skin, airways, and gastro-intestinal and uro-genital tracts. Mast cells also populate connective tissues in association with blood and lymphatic vessels and nerves. MCs are absent in avascular tissues, such as mineralized bone, cartilage, and cornea.

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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