Tracing the Origins of IgE, Mast Cells, and Allergies by Studies of Wild Animals

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Lars Torkel Hellman; Srinivas Akula; Michael Thorpe; Zhirong Fu; (2017)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Immunology,volume 8 (issn: 1664-3224, eissn: 1664-3224)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.01749, doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2017.01749/full, pmc: PMC5742104
  • Subject: RC581-607 | Immunology in the medical area | IgE | mast cell | Microbiology | IgE homeostasis | allergy | asthma | Microbiology in the medical area | Immunologic diseases. Allergy | Immunologi | Mikrobiologi inom det medicinska området | dermatitis | Review | Immunologi inom det medicinska området | Mikrobiologi | Immunology | Fc receptor

In most industrialized countries, allergies have increased in frequency quite dramatically during the past 50 years. Estimates show that 20–30% of the populations are affected. Allergies have thereby become one of the major medical challenges of the twenty-first century... View more
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