In Vitro Sensitization of Rat Mast Cells by Human Serum IgE Tested by Histamine Release

  • R. Sonak
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Abstract

A successful sensitization of rat mast cells (RMC) by human IgE (HuIgE) was first reported by Perelmutter and Khera [1]. In later experiments, Perelmutter and his collaborators confirmed these results [2–4] and other investigators also published positive results [5–7]. Nevertheless, Plaut et al. [8] were not able to sensitize RMC with HuIgE. The problem has still not been unambiguously solved.

Keywords

Aspirin Histamine Myeloma FITC Mast 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Sonak
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Hygiene der Universität MünsterGermany

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