Induction of the Low Affinity Receptor for IgE (FcεRII/CD23) on Human Blood Dendritic Cells by Interleukin-4

  • Susanne Krauss
  • Elfriede Mayer
  • Gerti Rank
  • E. Peter Rieber
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 329)


The human low affinity receptor for IgE (FcεRD/CD23) is expressed on a wide range of cells many of which have the capacity to process and present antigen. Thus, CD23 expression is constitutive on B cells and EBV-transformed B cell lines and can be induced on monocytes, macrophages and epidermal Langerhans cells (LHC) upon incubation with interleukin-4 (IL-4)1,2,3.


Mixed Leukocyte Reaction Large Scale Separation Autologous Mixed Lymphocyte Reaction Peripheral Blood Dendritic Cell Normal Human Monocyte 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susanne Krauss
    • 1
  • Elfriede Mayer
    • 1
  • Gerti Rank
    • 1
  • E. Peter Rieber
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for ImmunologyUniversity of MunichMunichGermany

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