Granular leukocytes characterized by a relatively pale-staining, lobate nucleus and cytoplasm containing coarse dark-staining granules of variable size and stainable by basic dyes.
Immunoglobulin molecules having a specific amino acid sequence by virtue of which they interact only with the ANTIGEN (or a very similar shape) that induced their synthesis in cells of the lymphoid series (especially PLASMA CELLS).
The property of antibodies which enables them to react with some ANTIGENIC DETERMINANTS and not with others. Specificity is dependent on chemical composition, physical forces, and molecular structure at the binding site.
An in vitro test used in the diagnosis of allergies including drug hypersensitivity. The allergen is added to the patient's white blood cells and the subsequent histamine release is measured.
Immunoglobulins produced in response to VIRAL ANTIGENS.
Antibodies produced by a single clone of cells.
Immunoglobulins produced in a response to BACTERIAL ANTIGENS.
The secretion of histamine from mast cell and basophil granules by exocytosis. This can be initiated by a number of factors, all of which involve binding of IgE, cross-linked by antigen, to the mast cell or basophil's Fc receptors. Once released, histamine binds to a number of different target cell receptors and exerts a wide variety of effects.
The production of ANTIBODIES by proliferating and differentiated B-LYMPHOCYTES under stimulation by ANTIGENS.
Antibodies that reduce or abolish some biological activity of a soluble antigen or infectious agent, usually a virus.
Antibodies which react with the individual structural determinants (idiotopes) on the variable region of other antibodies.
An immunoglobulin associated with MAST CELLS. Overexpression has been associated with allergic hypersensitivity (HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE).
A measure of the binding strength between antibody and a simple hapten or antigen determinant. It depends on the closeness of stereochemical fit between antibody combining sites and antigen determinants, on the size of the area of contact between them, and on the distribution of charged and hydrophobic groups. It includes the concept of "avidity," which refers to the strength of the antigen-antibody bond after formation of reversible complexes.
Test for tissue antigen using either a direct method, by conjugation of antibody with fluorescent dye (FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUE, DIRECT) or an indirect method, by formation of antigen-antibody complex which is then labeled with fluorescein-conjugated anti-immunoglobulin antibody (FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUE, INDIRECT). The tissue is then examined by fluorescence microscopy.
Local surface sites on antibodies which react with antigen determinant sites on antigens (EPITOPES.) They are formed from parts of the variable regions of FAB FRAGMENTS.
Sites on an antigen that interact with specific antibodies.
Antibodies reactive with HIV ANTIGENS.
Specific molecular sites on the surface of B- and T-lymphocytes which combine with IgEs. Two subclasses exist: low affinity receptors (Fc epsilon RII) and high affinity receptors (Fc epsilon RI).
Immunoglobulins induced by antigens specific for tumors other than the normally occurring HISTOCOMPATIBILITY ANTIGENS.
Immunoglobulins produced in a response to PROTOZOAN ANTIGENS.
Autoantibodies directed against various nuclear antigens including DNA, RNA, histones, acidic nuclear proteins, or complexes of these molecular elements. Antinuclear antibodies are found in systemic autoimmune diseases including systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren's syndrome, scleroderma, polymyositis, and mixed connective tissue disease.
Ubiquitously-expressed tetraspanin proteins that are found in late ENDOSOMES and LYSOSOMES and have been implicated in intracellular transport of proteins.
Serological reactions in which an antiserum against one antigen reacts with a non-identical but closely related antigen.
Antibodies that react with self-antigens (AUTOANTIGENS) of the organism that produced them.
Altered reactivity to an antigen, which can result in pathologic reactions upon subsequent exposure to that particular antigen.
Granulated cells that are found in almost all tissues, most abundantly in the skin and the gastrointestinal tract. Like the BASOPHILS, mast cells contain large amounts of HISTAMINE and HEPARIN. Unlike basophils, mast cells normally remain in the tissues and do not circulate in the blood. Mast cells, derived from the bone marrow stem cells, are regulated by the STEM CELL FACTOR.
A class of immunoglobulin bearing mu chains (IMMUNOGLOBULIN MU-CHAINS). IgM can fix COMPLEMENT. The name comes from its high molecular weight and originally being called a macroglobulin.
Immunoglobulins produced in a response to FUNGAL ANTIGENS.
The processes triggered by interactions of ANTIBODIES with their ANTIGENS.
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
The major immunoglobulin isotype class in normal human serum. There are several isotype subclasses of IgG, for example, IgG1, IgG2A, and IgG2B.
The measurement of infection-blocking titer of ANTISERA by testing a series of dilutions for a given virus-antiserum interaction end-point, which is generally the dilution at which tissue cultures inoculated with the serum-virus mixtures demonstrate cytopathology (CPE) or the dilution at which 50% of test animals injected with serum-virus mixtures show infectivity (ID50) or die (LD50).
A multilineage cell growth factor secreted by LYMPHOCYTES; EPITHELIAL CELLS; and ASTROCYTES which stimulates clonal proliferation and differentiation of various types of blood and tissue cells.
Antibodies, often monoclonal, in which the two antigen-binding sites are specific for separate ANTIGENIC DETERMINANTS. They are artificial antibodies produced by chemical crosslinking, fusion of HYBRIDOMA cells, or by molecular genetic techniques. They function as the main mediators of targeted cellular cytotoxicity and have been shown to be efficient in the targeting of drugs, toxins, radiolabeled haptens, and effector cells to diseased tissue, primarily tumors.
The order of amino acids as they occur in a polypeptide chain. This is referred to as the primary structure of proteins. It is of fundamental importance in determining PROTEIN CONFORMATION.
A form of antibodies consisting only of the variable regions of the heavy and light chains (FV FRAGMENTS), connected by a small linker peptide. They are less immunogenic than complete immunoglobulin and thus have potential therapeutic use.
The complex formed by the binding of antigen and antibody molecules. The deposition of large antigen-antibody complexes leading to tissue damage causes IMMUNE COMPLEX DISEASES.
Antibodies that inhibit the reaction between ANTIGEN and other antibodies or sensitized T-LYMPHOCYTES (e.g., antibodies of the IMMUNOGLOBULIN G class that compete with IGE antibodies for antigen, thereby blocking an allergic response). Blocking antibodies that bind tumors and prevent destruction of tumor cells by CYTOTOXIC T-LYMPHOCYTES have also been called enhancing antibodies. (Rosen et al., Dictionary of Immunology, 1989)
An acute hypersensitivity reaction due to exposure to a previously encountered ANTIGEN. The reaction may include rapidly progressing URTICARIA, respiratory distress, vascular collapse, systemic SHOCK, and death.
Univalent antigen-binding fragments composed of one entire IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAIN and the amino terminal end of one of the IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS from the hinge region, linked to each other by disulfide bonds. Fab contains the IMMUNOGLOBULIN VARIABLE REGIONS, which are part of the antigen-binding site, and the first IMMUNOGLOBULIN CONSTANT REGIONS. This fragment can be obtained by digestion of immunoglobulins with the proteolytic enzyme PAPAIN.
Substances that are recognized by the immune system and induce an immune reaction.
Cells propagated in vitro in special media conducive to their growth. Cultured cells are used to study developmental, morphologic, metabolic, physiologic, and genetic processes, among others.
Antigen-type substances that produce immediate hypersensitivity (HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE).
Antibodies elicited in a different species from which the antigen originated. These antibodies are directed against a wide variety of interspecies-specific antigens, the best known of which are Forssman, Hanganutziu-Deicher (H-D), and Paul-Bunnell (P-B). Incidence of antibodies to these antigens--i.e., the phenomenon of heterophile antibody response--is useful in the serodiagnosis, pathogenesis, and prognosis of infection and latent infectious states as well as in cancer classification.
Granular leukocytes with a nucleus that usually has two lobes connected by a slender thread of chromatin, and cytoplasm containing coarse, round granules that are uniform in size and stainable by eosin.
Antibodies from non-human species whose protein sequences have been modified to make them nearly identical with human antibodies. If the constant region and part of the variable region are replaced, they are called humanized. If only the constant region is modified they are called chimeric. INN names for humanized antibodies end in -zumab.
Deliberate stimulation of the host's immune response. ACTIVE IMMUNIZATION involves administration of ANTIGENS or IMMUNOLOGIC ADJUVANTS. PASSIVE IMMUNIZATION involves administration of IMMUNE SERA or LYMPHOCYTES or their extracts (e.g., transfer factor, immune RNA) or transplantation of immunocompetent cell producing tissue (thymus or bone marrow).
The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.
Antibodies that can catalyze a wide variety of chemical reactions. They are characterized by high substrate specificity and share many mechanistic features with enzymes.
Serum that contains antibodies. It is obtained from an animal that has been immunized either by ANTIGEN injection or infection with microorganisms containing the antigen.
Technique using an instrument system for making, processing, and displaying one or more measurements on individual cells obtained from a cell suspension. Cells are usually stained with one or more fluorescent dyes specific to cell components of interest, e.g., DNA, and fluorescence of each cell is measured as it rapidly transverses the excitation beam (laser or mercury arc lamp). Fluorescence provides a quantitative measure of various biochemical and biophysical properties of the cell, as well as a basis for cell sorting. Other measurable optical parameters include light absorption and light scattering, the latter being applicable to the measurement of cell size, shape, density, granularity, and stain uptake.
A soluble factor produced by activated T-LYMPHOCYTES that induces the expression of MHC CLASS II GENES and FC RECEPTORS on B-LYMPHOCYTES and causes their proliferation and differentiation. It also acts on T-lymphocytes, MAST CELLS, and several other hematopoietic lineage cells.
Established cell cultures that have the potential to propagate indefinitely.
Methods used for studying the interactions of antibodies with specific regions of protein antigens. Important applications of epitope mapping are found within the area of immunochemistry.
Represents 15-20% of the human serum immunoglobulins, mostly as the 4-chain polymer in humans or dimer in other mammals. Secretory IgA (IMMUNOGLOBULIN A, SECRETORY) is the main immunoglobulin in secretions.
Proteins prepared by recombinant DNA technology.
A form of fluorescent antibody technique commonly used to detect serum antibodies and immune complexes in tissues and microorganisms in specimens from patients with infectious diseases. The technique involves formation of an antigen-antibody complex which is labeled with fluorescein-conjugated anti-immunoglobulin antibody. (From Bennington, Saunders Dictionary & Encyclopedia of Laboratory Medicine and Technology, 1984)
An amine derived by enzymatic decarboxylation of HISTIDINE. It is a powerful stimulant of gastric secretion, a constrictor of bronchial smooth muscle, a vasodilator, and also a centrally acting neurotransmitter.
Cells artificially created by fusion of activated lymphocytes with neoplastic cells. The resulting hybrid cells are cloned and produce pure MONOCLONAL ANTIBODIES or T-cell products, identical to those produced by the immunologically competent parent cell.
The conjugation product of LEUKOTRIENE A4 and glutathione. It is the major arachidonic acid metabolite in macrophages and human mast cells as well as in antigen-sensitized lung tissue. It stimulates mucus secretion in the lung, and produces contractions of nonvascular and some VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE. (From Dictionary of Prostaglandins and Related Compounds, 1990)
An immunoassay utilizing an antibody labeled with an enzyme marker such as horseradish peroxidase. While either the enzyme or the antibody is bound to an immunosorbent substrate, they both retain their biologic activity; the change in enzyme activity as a result of the enzyme-antibody-antigen reaction is proportional to the concentration of the antigen and can be measured spectrophotometrically or with the naked eye. Many variations of the method have been developed.
Transfer of immunity from immunized to non-immune host by administration of serum antibodies, or transplantation of lymphocytes (ADOPTIVE TRANSFER).
Antigens on surfaces of cells, including infectious or foreign cells or viruses. They are usually protein-containing groups on cell membranes or walls and may be isolated.
Immunosuppression by the administration of increasing doses of antigen. Though the exact mechanism is not clear, the therapy results in an increase in serum levels of allergen-specific IMMUNOGLOBULIN G, suppression of specific IgE, and an increase in suppressor T-cell activity.
Infections with nematodes of the order STRONGYLIDA.
Autoantibodies directed against phospholipids. These antibodies are characteristically found in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS, SYSTEMIC;), ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME; related autoimmune diseases, some non-autoimmune diseases, and also in healthy individuals.
A genus of intestinal nematode parasites belonging to the superfamily HELIGMOSOMATOIDEA, which commonly occurs in rats but has been experimentally transmitted to other rodents and rabbits. Infection is usually through the skin.
Allergic reaction to peanuts that is triggered by the immune system.
The process of losing secretory granules (SECRETORY VESICLES). This occurs, for example, in mast cells, basophils, neutrophils, eosinophils, and platelets when secretory products are released from the granules by EXOCYTOSIS.
Epicutaneous or intradermal application of a sensitizer for demonstration of either delayed or immediate hypersensitivity. Used in diagnosis of hypersensitivity or as a test for cellular immunity.
A superfamily of nematodes of the suborder SPIRURINA. Its organisms possess a filiform body and a mouth surrounded by papillae.
Immunologic techniques based on the use of: (1) enzyme-antibody conjugates; (2) enzyme-antigen conjugates; (3) antienzyme antibody followed by its homologous enzyme; or (4) enzyme-antienzyme complexes. These are used histologically for visualizing or labeling tissue specimens.
Identification of proteins or peptides that have been electrophoretically separated by blot transferring from the electrophoresis gel to strips of nitrocellulose paper, followed by labeling with antibody probes.
Substances elaborated by bacteria that have antigenic activity.
Subset of helper-inducer T-lymphocytes which synthesize and secrete the interleukins IL-4, IL-5, IL-6, and IL-10. These cytokines influence B-cell development and antibody production as well as augmenting humoral responses.
Small antigenic determinants capable of eliciting an immune response only when coupled to a carrier. Haptens bind to antibodies but by themselves cannot elicit an antibody response.
Agents that are used to treat allergic reactions. Most of these drugs act by preventing the release of inflammatory mediators or inhibiting the actions of released mediators on their target cells. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p475)
The sum of the weight of all the atoms in a molecule.
A specific immune response elicited by a specific dose of an immunologically active substance or cell in an organism, tissue, or cell.
Differentiation antigens residing on mammalian leukocytes. CD stands for cluster of differentiation, which refers to groups of monoclonal antibodies that show similar reactivity with certain subpopulations of antigens of a particular lineage or differentiation stage. The subpopulations of antigens are also known by the same CD designation.
Classic quantitative assay for detection of antigen-antibody reactions using a radioactively labeled substance (radioligand) either directly or indirectly to measure the binding of the unlabeled substance to a specific antibody or other receptor system. Non-immunogenic substances (e.g., haptens) can be measured if coupled to larger carrier proteins (e.g., bovine gamma-globulin or human serum albumin) capable of inducing antibody formation.
Hypersensitivity reactions which occur within minutes of exposure to challenging antigen due to the release of histamine which follows the antigen-antibody reaction and causes smooth muscle contraction and increased vascular permeability.
Substances found in PLANTS that have antigenic activity.
Lymphoid cells concerned with humoral immunity. They are short-lived cells resembling bursa-derived lymphocytes of birds in their production of immunoglobulin upon appropriate stimulation.
Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.
Immunologic method used for detecting or quantifying immunoreactive substances. The substance is identified by first immobilizing it by blotting onto a membrane and then tagging it with labeled antibodies.
A plant genus of the family BETULACEAE. The tree has smooth, resinous, varicolored or white bark, marked by horizontal pores (lenticels), which usually peels horizontally in thin sheets.
A technique using antibodies for identifying or quantifying a substance. Usually the substance being studied serves as antigen both in antibody production and in measurement of antibody by the test substance.
Partial immunoglobulin molecules resulting from selective cleavage by proteolytic enzymes or generated through PROTEIN ENGINEERING techniques.
Electrophoresis in which a polyacrylamide gel is used as the diffusion medium.
Lymphocytes responsible for cell-mediated immunity. Two types have been identified - cytotoxic (T-LYMPHOCYTES, CYTOTOXIC) and helper T-lymphocytes (T-LYMPHOCYTES, HELPER-INDUCER). They are formed when lymphocytes circulate through the THYMUS GLAND and differentiate to thymocytes. When exposed to an antigen, they divide rapidly and produce large numbers of new T cells sensitized to that antigen.
A vascular reaction of the skin characterized by erythema and wheal formation due to localized increase of vascular permeability. The causative mechanism may be allergy, infection, or stress.
Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.
The minor fragment formed when C5 convertase cleaves C5 into C5a and COMPLEMENT C5B. C5a is a 74-amino-acid glycopeptide with a carboxy-terminal ARGININE that is crucial for its spasmogenic activity. Of all the complement-derived anaphylatoxins, C5a is the most potent in mediating immediate hypersensitivity (HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE), smooth MUSCLE CONTRACTION; HISTAMINE RELEASE; and migration of LEUKOCYTES to site of INFLAMMATION.
Substances elaborated by viruses that have antigenic activity.
The sequence of PURINES and PYRIMIDINES in nucleic acids and polynucleotides. It is also called nucleotide sequence.
Resistance to a disease-causing agent induced by the introduction of maternal immunity into the fetus by transplacental transfer or into the neonate through colostrum and milk.
Serologic tests based on inactivation of complement by the antigen-antibody complex (stage 1). Binding of free complement can be visualized by addition of a second antigen-antibody system such as red cells and appropriate red cell antibody (hemolysin) requiring complement for its completion (stage 2). Failure of the red cells to lyse indicates that a specific antigen-antibody reaction has taken place in stage 1. If red cells lyse, free complement is present indicating no antigen-antibody reaction occurred in stage 1.
The number of WHITE BLOOD CELLS per unit volume in venous BLOOD. A differential leukocyte count measures the relative numbers of the different types of white cells.
Gastrointestinal disturbances, skin eruptions, or shock due to allergic reactions to allergens in food.
A formylated tripeptide originally isolated from bacterial filtrates that is positively chemotactic to polymorphonuclear leucocytes, and causes them to release lysosomal enzymes and become metabolically activated.
Conjugated protein-carbohydrate compounds including mucins, mucoid, and amyloid glycoproteins.
CCR receptors with specificity for CHEMOKINE CCL11 and a variety of other CC CHEMOKINES. They are expressed at high levels in T-LYMPHOCYTES; EOSINOPHILS; BASOPHILS; and MAST CELLS.
The rate dynamics in chemical or physical systems.
Sensitive tests to measure certain antigens, antibodies, or viruses, using their ability to agglutinate certain erythrocytes. (From Stedman, 26th ed)
Serologic tests in which a known quantity of antigen is added to the serum prior to the addition of a red cell suspension. Reaction result is expressed as the smallest amount of antigen which causes complete inhibition of hemagglutination.
Autoantibodies directed against cytoplasmic constituents of POLYMORPHONUCLEAR LEUKOCYTES and/or MONOCYTES. They are used as specific markers for GRANULOMATOSIS WITH POLYANGIITIS and other diseases, though their pathophysiological role is not clear. ANCA are routinely detected by indirect immunofluorescence with three different patterns: c-ANCA (cytoplasmic), p-ANCA (perinuclear), and atypical ANCA.
That region of the immunoglobulin molecule that varies in its amino acid sequence and composition, and comprises the binding site for a specific antigen. It is located at the N-terminus of the Fab fragment of the immunoglobulin. It includes hypervariable regions (COMPLEMENTARITY DETERMINING REGIONS) and framework regions.
An encapsulated lymphatic organ through which venous blood filters.
EPIDEMIOLOGIC STUDIES based on the detection through serological testing of characteristic change in the serum level of specific ANTIBODIES. Latent subclinical infections and carrier states can thus be detected in addition to clinically overt cases.
Multi-subunit proteins which function in IMMUNITY. They are produced by B LYMPHOCYTES from the IMMUNOGLOBULIN GENES. They are comprised of two heavy (IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS) and two light chains (IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAINS) with additional ancillary polypeptide chains depending on their isoforms. The variety of isoforms include monomeric or polymeric forms, and transmembrane forms (B-CELL ANTIGEN RECEPTORS) or secreted forms (ANTIBODIES). They are divided by the amino acid sequence of their heavy chains into five classes (IMMUNOGLOBULIN A; IMMUNOGLOBULIN D; IMMUNOGLOBULIN E; IMMUNOGLOBULIN G; IMMUNOGLOBULIN M) and various subclasses.
The interaction of two or more substrates or ligands with the same binding site. The displacement of one by the other is used in quantitative and selective affinity measurements.
Unique genetically-controlled determinants present on ANTIBODIES whose specificity is limited to a single group of proteins (e.g., another antibody molecule or an individual myeloma protein). The idiotype appears to represent the antigenicity of the antigen-binding site of the antibody and to be genetically codetermined with it. The idiotypic determinants have been precisely located to the IMMUNOGLOBULIN VARIABLE REGION of both immunoglobin polypeptide chains.
Microscopy using an electron beam, instead of light, to visualize the sample, thereby allowing much greater magnification. The interactions of ELECTRONS with specimens are used to provide information about the fine structure of that specimen. In TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen are imaged. In SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY an electron beam falls at a non-normal angle on the specimen and the image is derived from the reactions occurring above the plane of the specimen.
Techniques used to demonstrate or measure an immune response, and to identify or measure antigens using antibodies.
Domesticated bovine animals of the genus Bos, usually kept on a farm or ranch and used for the production of meat or dairy products or for heavy labor.
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
A cytokine synthesized by T-LYMPHOCYTES that produces proliferation, immunoglobulin isotype switching, and immunoglobulin production by immature B-LYMPHOCYTES. It appears to play a role in regulating inflammatory and immune responses.
Proteins, glycoprotein, or lipoprotein moieties on surfaces of tumor cells that are usually identified by monoclonal antibodies. Many of these are of either embryonic or viral origin.
Molecules found on the surface of some, but not all, B-lymphocytes, T-lymphocytes, and macrophages, which recognize and combine with the Fc (crystallizable) portion of immunoglobulin molecules.
Non-antibody proteins secreted by inflammatory leukocytes and some non-leukocytic cells, that act as intercellular mediators. They differ from classical hormones in that they are produced by a number of tissue or cell types rather than by specialized glands. They generally act locally in a paracrine or autocrine rather than endocrine manner.
Techniques for removal by adsorption and subsequent elution of a specific antibody or antigen using an immunosorbent containing the homologous antigen or antibody.
Partial proteins formed by partial hydrolysis of complete proteins or generated through PROTEIN ENGINEERING techniques.
The phenomenon of immense variability characteristic of ANTIBODIES. It enables the IMMUNE SYSTEM to react specifically against the essentially unlimited kinds of ANTIGENS it encounters. Antibody diversity is accounted for by three main theories: (1) the Germ Line Theory, which holds that each antibody-producing cell has genes coding for all possible antibody specificities, but expresses only the one stimulated by antigen; (2) the Somatic Mutation Theory, which holds that antibody-producing cells contain only a few genes, which produce antibody diversity by mutation; and (3) the Gene Rearrangement Theory, which holds that antibody diversity is generated by the rearrangement of IMMUNOGLOBULIN VARIABLE REGION gene segments during the differentiation of the ANTIBODY-PRODUCING CELLS.
Condensed areas of cellular material that may be bounded by a membrane.
A CC-type chemokine that is specific for CCR3 RECEPTORS. It is a potent chemoattractant for EOSINOPHILS.
Serum glycoproteins participating in the host defense mechanism of COMPLEMENT ACTIVATION that creates the COMPLEMENT MEMBRANE ATTACK COMPLEX. Included are glycoproteins in the various pathways of complement activation (CLASSICAL COMPLEMENT PATHWAY; ALTERNATIVE COMPLEMENT PATHWAY; and LECTIN COMPLEMENT PATHWAY).
A collection of cloned peptides, or chemically synthesized peptides, frequently consisting of all possible combinations of amino acids making up an n-amino acid peptide.
Immunologic techniques involved in diagnosis.
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... basophils, and eosinophils; and other processes). In a new development in the field of antibody-based therapeutics, the Fc ... This property allows antibodies to activate the immune system. In IgG, IgA and IgD antibody isotypes, the Fc region is composed ... These bispecific monoclonal antibodies are sometimes referred to as mAb2. Antibody Fab region Protein tag Janeway, CA, Jr.; et ... By contrast, the Fc region of all antibodies in a class are the same for each species; they are constant rather than variable. ...
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"The basophil activation marker defined by antibody 97A6 is identical to the ectonucleotide pyrophosphatase/phosphodiesterase 3 ... This protein has also been used in conjunction with CD63 as a marker for activated basophils in the Basophil Activation Test ... Bühring HJ, Streble A, Valent P (April 2004). "The basophil-specific ectoenzyme E-NPP3 (CD203c) as a marker for cell activation ... Ocmant A, Peignois Y, Mulier S, Hanssens L, Michils A, Schandené L (March 2007). "Flow cytometry for basophil activation ...
It is due to the release of inflammatory mediators and cytokines from mast cells and basophils, typically due to an immunologic ... Interleukin (IL)-4 and IL-13 are cytokines important in the initial generation of antibody and inflammatory cell responses to ... Non-immunologic mechanisms involve substances that directly cause the degranulation of mast cells and basophils. These include ... Subcutaneous injection of the anti-IgE antibody omalizumab is being studied as a method of preventing recurrence, but it is not ...
Hirst, SJ; Hayes, NA; Burridge, J; Pearce, FL; Foreman, JC (1993). "Human basophil degranulation is not triggered by very ... released histamine when exposed to a homeopathic dilution of anti-immunoglobulin E antibody. Skeptical of the findings, Nature ... Brown, V; Ennis, M (April 2001). "Flow-cytometric analysis of basophil activation: inhibition by histamine at conventional and ... The paper purported to have discovered that basophils, ... "Human basophil degranulation triggered by very dilute antiserum ...
When antibodies are bound to its antigens, histamine is released from mast cells and basophils. Either IgE antibodies from the ... A direct antiglobulin test (Coombs test) is also performed as part of the antibody investigation. If there is no antibody ... A positive screen warrants an antibody panel/investigation to determine if it is clinically significant. An antibody panel ... a pattern will emerge to confirm the presence of one or more antibodies. Not all antibodies are clinically significant (i.e. ...
Having too little CD32B has been associated with dysregulated antibody function, as well as increased antibody-dependent ... CD32B is also found on basophils, neutrophils, monocytes, and macrophages. CD32B can be found on airway smooth muscle cells, as ... CD32 has a low-affinity for the Fc region of IgG antibodies in monomeric form, but high affinity for IgG immune complexes. CD32 ... July 2007). "Monoclonal antibodies capable of discriminating the human inhibitory Fcgamma-receptor IIB (CD32B) from the ...
... human basophils responded to the solutions just as though they had encountered the original antibody (part of the allergic ... 9 December 1993). "Human basophil degranulation is not triggered by very dilute antiserum against human IgE". Nature. 366 (5): ... of human antibodies in water to such a degree that there was virtually no possibility that a single molecule of the antibody ... "Inhibition of human basophil degranulation by successive histamine dilutions: Results of a European multi-centre trial". ...
Under laboratory conditions, degranulation of isolated basophils can also be induced with antibodies to the FcεRIα, which ... FcεRI cross-linking by IgE and anti-IgE antibodies led to Th2 (IL-4, -5, and -13) cytokines and CCL11/eotaxin-1 chemokine ... It consists of one alpha (FcεRIα - antibody binding site), one beta (FcεRIβ - which amplifies the downstream signal), and two ... It is constitutively expressed on mast cells and basophils and is inducible in eosinophils. FcεRI is found on epidermal ...
The paper concluded that less than a single molecule of antibody could trigger an immune response in human basophils, defying ... Jacques Benveniste and his team's work studying human basophil degranulation in the presence of extremely dilute antibody serum ... "Human basophil degranulation triggered by very dilute antiserum against IgE". Nature. 333 (6176): 816-818. Bibcode:1988Natur. ...
The paper purported to have discovered that basophils, a type of white blood cell, released histamine when exposed to a ... homeopathic dilution of anti-immunoglobulin E antibody. The journal editors, sceptical of the results, requested that the study ... Hirst, SJ; Hayes, NA; Burridge, J; Pearce, FL; Foreman, JC (1993). "Human basophil degranulation is not triggered by very ... "Histamine dilutions modulate basophil activation". Inflammation Research. 53 (5): 181-88. doi:10.1007/s00011-003-1242-0. PMID ...
Subsequent theories for basophils and mast cells were developed by Goldstein and Sobotka and their collaborators, all aimed at ... 246 (11) 3752- 9 Burnet, F M (1976) A modification of Jerne's theory of antibody production using the concept of clonal ... The first hints of this were obtained by Becker et al who demonstrated that the extent to which human basophils-for which ... Surface IgE on Human Basophils during histamine release. J Exp med, 138, 394-408 Fanger, M W, Hart, D A, Wells, J V, and ...
Difficulty in producing monoclonal antibodies[edit]. Main article: Monoclonal antibodies. Monoclonal antibodies are ... These antibodies are monoclonal antibodies, since they derive from clones of the same parent cell. A polyclonal response is one ... The antibodies thus produced in a polyclonal response are known as polyclonal antibodies. The heterogeneous polyclonal ... of the antibody molecule; this region is known as the paratope.[1] In the immune system, membrane-bound antibodies are the B ...
In people with sensitized immune systems, the inhalation of one of these substances triggers the production of the antibody ... immunoglobulin E (IgE), which binds to mast cells and basophils. IgE bound to mast cells are stimulated by pollen and dust, ...
A B cell identifies pathogens when antibodies on its surface bind to a specific foreign antigen. This antigen/antibody complex ... Basophils and eosinophils are related to neutrophils. They secrete chemical mediators that are involved in defending against ... This is also called antibody-dependent (or cytotoxic) hypersensitivity, and is mediated by IgG and IgM antibodies. Immune ... These antibodies circulate in blood plasma and lymph, bind to pathogens expressing the antigen and mark them for destruction by ...
Principal antibody ligand. Affinity for ligand. Cell distribution. Effect following binding to antibody ... Basophils. Langerhans cells. Monocytes Degranulation. Phagocytosis FcεRII (CD23) IgE Low (Kd , 10−7 M) B cells. Eosinophils. ... Fc receptors recognize microbes that have been bound by antibodies. The interaction between the bound antibodies and the cell ... or infected cells by antibody-mediated phagocytosis or antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity. Some viruses such as ...
Binds to allergens and triggers histamine release from mast cells and basophils, and is involved in allergy. Also protects ... Antibody mimetic[edit]. Antibody mimetics are organic compounds that, like antibodies, can specifically bind antigens. They are ... Asymmetrical antibodies[edit]. Heterodimeric antibodies, which are also asymmetrical and antibodies, allow for greater ... How Lymphocytes Produce Antibody from Cells Alive!. *Antibody applications Fluorescent antibody image library, University of ...
... s, along with basophils and mast cells, are important mediators of allergic responses and asthma pathogenesis and are ... Numbers of eosinophils in blood are rapidly reduced monoclonal antibody therapy - e.g., mepolizumab or reslizumab against IL-5 ... Zheutlin LM, Ackerman SJ, Gleich GJ, Thomas LL (October 1984). "Stimulation of basophil and rat mast cell histamine release by ... Along with mast cells and basophils, they also control mechanisms associated with allergy and asthma. They are granulocytes ...
The blood has three types of lymphocytes: B cells, T cells and natural killer cells (NK cells). B cells make antibodies that ... The granulocytes are neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, and mast cells. Mononuclear cell infiltrates are characteristic of ... or so that an antibody response may be mounted. Monocytes are also known as macrophages after they migrate from the bloodstream ...
Anaphylaxis occurs when IgE antibodies are involved, and areas of the body that are not in direct contact with the food become ... Activated mast cells and basophils undergo a process called degranulation, during which they release histamine and other ... in the blood and binds to IgE-specific receptors on the surface of other kinds of immune cells called mast cells and basophils ... previously sensitized to a specific protein or protein fraction react by quickly producing a particular type of antibody known ...
... journal Nature describing the action of very high dilutions of anti-IgE antibody on the degranulation of human basophils, ... Biologists were puzzled by Benveniste's results, as only molecules of water, and no molecules of the original antibody, ...
... a paper in Nature describing the action of very high dilutions of anti-IgE antibody on the degranulation of human basophils, ... Hirst, S.J.; Hayes, N.A.; Burridge, J.; Pearce, F.L.; Foreman, J.C. (1993). "Human basophil degranulation is not triggered by ... journal Nature describing the action of very high dilutions of anti-IgE antibody on the degranulation of human basophils. Only ... The role of IgE, basophils, and a platelet-activating factor". The Journal of Experimental Medicine. 136 (6): 1356-77. doi: ...
Anaphylaxis occurs when IgE antibodies are involved, and areas of the body that are not in direct contact with the food become ... Activated mast cells and basophils undergo a process called degranulation, during which they release histamine and other ... B cells, a subset of white blood cells, rapidly synthesize and secrete immunoglobulin E (IgE), a class of antibody which bind ... The percentage of babies in developed countries with milk allergy is between 2% and 3%. This estimate is for antibody-based ...
Anti-IgA antibodies, sometimes present in individuals with low or absent IgA, can result in serious anaphylactic reactions when ... degranulation of eosinophils and basophils, phagocytosis by monocytes, macrophages, and neutrophils, and triggering of ... Immunoglobulin A (IgA, also referred to as sIgA in its secretory form) is an antibody that plays a crucial role in the immune ... The amount of IgA produced in association with mucosal membranes is greater than all other types of antibody combined. In ...
... and/or IgM antibodies; and c) SCARs and MPR which are Type IV hypersensitivity reactions of the innate immune system initiated ... basophils, and/or eosinophils to release pro-allergic mediators (e.g. histamine); b) Type I, Type II, and Type III ...
"Antibody Transforms Stem Cells Directly Into Brain Cells". Science Daily. 22 April 2013. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/ ... Segmented basophils and mast cells 0.1% 0.0-0.2 Celloedd. Erythropoietic Pronormoblasts 0.6% 0.2-1.3 ...
... antibodies - antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC) - antibody-mediated immunity - antifungal medication - ... basophil - bDNA test - beta-2 microglobulin (β2M) - bilirubin - bioavailability - biological response modifiers (BRMs) - biopsy ... neutralizing antibody - neutralizing domain - neutropenia - neutrophil - New Drug Application (NDA) - New York Cares - NIAID - ... functional antibody - fungus - fusin - fusion inhibitor - fusion mechanism - fusion peptide ...
Main article: Basophil. Basophils are chiefly responsible for allergic and antigen response by releasing the chemical histamine ... B cells: releases antibodies and assists activation of T cells. *T cells: *CD4+ Th (T helper) cells: activate and regulate T ... Basophil. 0.4%. 12-15. *Release histamine for inflammatory responses. Bi-lobed or tri-lobed. Large blue. A few hours to a few ... Basophils can also release chemical signals that attract eosinophils and neutrophils to an infection site.[9] ...
Shiratori I., Yamaguchi M., Suzukawa M. et al. Down-regulation of basophil function by human CD200 and human herpesvirus-8 ... Chen D.X., Gorczynski R.M. Discrete monoclonal antibodies define functionally important epitopes in the CD200 molecule ...
Main articles: Basophil granulocyte and Eosinophil granulocyte. Basophils and eosinophils are cells related to the neutrophil ( ... The complement system is a biochemical cascade of the immune system that helps antibodies clear pathogens or mark them for ... rid the body of neutralized antigen-antibody complexes.. Elements of the complement cascade can be found in many non-mammalian ... The innate leukocytes include: Natural killer cells, mast cells, eosinophils, basophils; and the phagocytic cells including ...
ক্ষারাসক্ত শ্বেতকণিকা (Basophil). *পুষ্ট কোষ (Mast cell). *প্রতিরক্ষিকা (Antibodies). *পূরক ব্যবস্থা (Complement system) ...
... ဟာ mast cells နဲ့ basophils လို့ခေါ်တဲ့ အချို့သော သွေးဖြူဥဆဲလ်တွေကို IgE လို့ခေါ်တဲ့ Antibody တစ်မျိုးကနေပြီး အလွန်အမင်းလှ ...
Basophils and eosinophils[edit]. Main articles: Basophil granulocyte and Eosinophil granulocyte. Basophils and eosinophils are ... The complement system is a biochemical cascade of the immune system that helps, or "complements", the ability of antibodies to ... Neutrophils, along with two other cell types (eosinophils and basophils; see below), are known as granulocytes due to the ... The innate leukocytes include: natural killer cells, mast cells, eosinophils, basophils; and the phagocytic cells include ...
Quantitative IgE antibody assays in allergic diseases»։ Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 105 (6): 1077-1084։ June ... Basophil activation test compared to skin prick test and fluorescence enzyme immunoassay for aeroallergen-specific ... Specificity of IgE antibodies to sequential epitopes of hen's egg ovomucoid as a marker for persistence of egg allergy»։ ... Overview of Serological-Specific IgE Antibody Testing in Children»։ Pediatric Allergy and Immunology։ 2011 ,vauthors=. ...
This test only works for IgE antibodies. Allergic reactions caused by other antibodies cannot be detected through skin-prick ... Activated mast cells and basophils undergo a process called degranulation, during which they release histamine and other ... IgE antibodies bind to a receptor on the surface of the protein, creating a tag, just as a virus or parasite becomes tagged. ... 2 - IgE antibody. 3 - FcεRI receptor. 4 - preformed mediators (histamine, proteases, chemokines, heparin). 5 - granules. 6 - ...
"Antibody structure". Archived from the original on September 6, 2008.. *^ Erb KJ (2007). "Helminths, allergic disorders and IgE ... IgE primes the IgE-mediated allergic response by binding to Fc receptors found on the surface of mast cells and basophils. Fc ... Chang TW, Wu PC, Hsu CL, Hung AF (2007). Anti-IgE antibodies for the treatment of IgE-mediated allergic diseases. Adv. Immunol ... Immunoglobulin E (IgE) is a type of antibody (or immunoglobulin (Ig) "isotype") that has only been found in mammals. IgE is ...
Basophils have receptors that can bind to IgE, IgG, complement, and histamine. The cytoplasm of basophils contains a varied ... secretions from the primary granules of neutrophils stimulate the phagocytosis of IgG antibody-coated bacteria.[14] The ... Histamine causes dilation and increased permeability of capillaries close to the basophil. Injured basophils and other ... Basophils are one of the least abundant cells in bone marrow and blood (occurring at less than two percent of all cells). Like ...
In this therapy, mice are immunized with the CD19 antigen and produce anti-CD19 antibodies. Hybridomas developed from mouse ... or basophils) or lymphoblastic (B lymphocytes or T lymphocytes). Cytogenetic testing on the marrow samples can help classify ... An extensive panel of monoclonal antibodies to cell surface markers, particularly CD or cluster of differentiation markers, are ... Blinatumomab, a CD19-CD3 bi-specific monoclonal murine antibody, currently shows promise as a novel pharmacotherapy. By ...
CCL5 (or RANTES) attracts cells such as T cells, eosinophils and basophils that express the receptor CCR5. ... "Antibody-mediated blockade of the CXCR3 chemokine receptor results in diminished recruitment of T helper 1 cells into sites of ...
Basophils and other inflammatory cells are also seen to release histamine and other mediators, and are thought to play an ... It is a monoclonal antibody directed against IgE. Significant improvement in pruritus and quality of life was observed in a ... Mechanisms other than allergen-antibody interactions are known to cause histamine release from mast cells. Many drugs, for ... substances are released from mast cells in the skin and tissues in response to the binding of allergen-bound IgE antibodies to ...
With special stains attached to high-affinity antibodies that bind with distinctive hormone, at least 5 types of cells can be ...
Jacques Benveniste and his team's work studying human basophil degranulation in the presence of extremely dilute antibody serum ... their paper concluded that less than a single molecule of antibody could trigger an immune response in human basophils, defying ...
Natural antibody protects against viral infection. http://www.virology.ws/2009/10/06/natural-antibody-protects-against-viral- ... proinflammatory and B cell-stimulating programs in basophils". Nature Immunology 10 (8): 889-898. 10.1038/ni.1748. https://www. ... "A human interleukin-12/23 monoclonal antibody for the treatment of psoriasis". The New England Journal of Medicine 356 (6): ... "Human antibody-Fc receptor interactions illuminated by crystal structures". Nature Reviews. Immunology 4 (2): 89-99. 10.1038/ ...
... and female donors who may have higher leukocyte antibodies.[13] However, some studies show an increased risk of TRALI despite ... as their plasma does not contain the antibodies that may cross react with recipient antigens. As such, AB is often considered ... increased leukocyte antibodies in women who have been pregnant.[14] United Kingdom[edit]. Following fears of variant ...
Main article: Basophil. Basophils are chiefly responsible for allergic and antigen response by releasing the chemical histamine ... B cells: releases antibodies and assists activation of T cells. *T cells: *CD4+ Th (T helper) cells: activate and regulate T ... Basophil. 0.4%. 12-15. *Release histamine for inflammatory responses. Bi-lobed or tri-lobed. Large blue. A few hours to a few ... This causes an antibody response to be mounted. Monocytes eventually leave the bloodstream and become tissue macrophages, which ...
ক্ষারাসক্ত শ্বেতকণিকা (Basophil). *পুষ্ট কোষ (Mast cell). *প্রতিরক্ষিকা (Antibodies). *পূরক ব্যবস্থা (Complement system) ...
Basophils, or basophil granulocytes, are rare granulocytes. If you collected 1000 white blood cells, only 1-3 of them would be ... B-cells make antibodies, which are little molecules that attach to viruses or bad cells. These tell other cells to destroy the ... Basophils carry histamine and heparin. They appear at the sites of ectoparasite infection, or allergies. We don't know exactly ... As with mast cells and basophils, they part causes of allergy and asthma. Eosinophils are round cells with a lobed nucleus and ...
"Natural antibody protects against viral infection". *↑ J. Milland, M. S. Sandrin (1. prosinca 2006.). "ABO blood group and ... proinflammatory and B cell-stimulating programs in basophils". Nature Immunology 10 (8): 889-898. 10.1038/ni.1748. ... "A human interleukin-12/23 monoclonal antibody for the treatment of psoriasis". The New England Journal of Medicine 356 (6): ... "Human antibody-Fc receptor interactions illuminated by crystal structures". Nature Reviews. Immunology 4 (2): 89-99. 10.1038/ ...
Stimulates B-cells into proliferation, to induce B-cell antibody class switching, and to increase neutralizing antibody ... The main effector cells are eosinophils, basophils, and mast cells as well as B cells, and IL-4/IL-5 CD4 T cells. The key Th2 ... Antibodies do not play a direct role in this allergy type. T cells play an important role in this hypersensitivity, as they ... They are essential in B cell antibody class switching, in the activation and growth of cytotoxic T cells, and in maximizing ...
For targets to be recognized, they must be coated in opsonins-a process known as antibody opsonization.[15] They can ... With the eosinophil and the basophil, they form the class of polymorphonuclear cells, named for the nucleus' multilobulated ... Basophil, Pro-E=Proerythroblast, Baso-E=Basophilic erythroblast, poly-e=Polychromatic erythroblast, Ortho-E=orthochromatic ...
Functions include phagocytosis of foreign particles, production of antibodies, secretion of inflammatory response triggers ( ...
After using the non-neutralizing antibody against IL-25, halide IL-4, IL-5, IL-13 decreased, and the number of nasal polyps ... These cells include T cells, dendritic cells, macrophages, mast cells, basophils, eosinophils, epithelial cells and Paneth ... Another proposed option of treating allergies with IL-25 is a combination of neutralizing antibodies against IL-25, IL-33 and ... Research studies suggest the blocking of IL-25 activity by the neutralizing antibody against IL-25. A delayed Th2 ...
However, IL-3 has also been shown to produced in IgG+ B cells and may be involved in earlier antibody isotype switching. IL-3 ... IL-3 is secreted by basophils and activated T cells to support growth and differentiation of T cells from the bone marrow in an ... It also has many more specific effects like the regeneration of platelets and potentially aids in early antibody isotype ... basophils, and eosinophils. IL-3/Receptor complex induces JAK2/STAT5 cell signalization pathway. It can stimulate transcription ...
BioLegend offers a wide array of Basophils Antibodies Products. BioLegend develops and manufactures world-class, cutting-edge ...
... affinity of IgE antibody determines the concentration of antigen required for optimal histamine release from human basophils. ... affinity of IgE antibody determines the concentration of antigen required for optimal histamine release from human basophils, ... affinity of IgE antibody determines the concentration of antigen required for optimal histamine release from human basophils. ... affinity of IgE antibody determines the concentration of antigen required for optimal histamine release from human basophils. ...
Here we investigated cells and their products responsible for the basophil recruitment. Little or no basophil infiltration was ... Here we investigated cells and their products responsible for the basophil recruitment. Little or no basophil infiltration was ... Taken together, IL-3 produced locally by skin CD4+ memory T cells appears to play a crucial role in basophil recruitment to the ... Taken together, IL-3 produced locally by skin CD4+ memory T cells appears to play a crucial role in basophil recruitment to the ...
Basophils. Basophils are a type of white blood cell that plays a role in certain allergic reactions. ... antibody. A type of protein made by the immune system that disarms or destroys a specific foreign substance (antigen) when it ... Antibodies are specific to a particular antigen. When the immune system identifies a new antigen, a plasma cell makes a new ... Antigens, antibodies and plasma cells. Antigens are located on the surface of bacteria, viruses, cancer cells and other foreign ...
Basophil depletion.. For the antibody-mediated depletion of basophils, mice were treated with either Ba103 or MAR-1. One ... To overcome the limitation of antibody-mediated basophil depletion in discrimination of in vivo functions between basophils and ... These results strongly suggested that anti-tick antibody-armed basophils played a critical role in antibody-mediated tick ... or effector function of basophils in tick rejection. Alternatively, antigen/antibody-stimulated basophils may function as ...
an IgM murine monoclonal antibody raised against the human erythroblastic leukemia cell line (HEL) that reacts with basophils ... expression on basophils was preferentially and strongly upregulated by IL-3. CD69 on basophils might be useful as an in vitro ... a new immunohistochemical basophil marker that should allow quantification of basophils in CML at diagnosis and during therapy ... human basophil activation marker, expressed on the membrane of activated basophils. PMID: 7524523, PMID: 11350309. ...
IgE is a highly elusive antibody class, yet a tremendously powerful elicitor of immune reactions. Despite huge efforts spent on ... Harnessing engineered antibodies of the IgE class to combat malignancy: initial assessment of FcεRI-mediated basophil ... Antibodies of the IgE class are the least abundant circulating antibodies in the serum. In normal individuals the IgE ... This antibody, originally constructed for evaluating antibody-mediated elimination of CD8-expressing target cells in vivo [93 ...
The term cutaneous basophil hypersensitivity (CBH) initially referred to a systemic but evanescent pattern of delayed-onset ... Rejection of ticks from guinea pigs by anti-hapten-antibody mediated degranulation of basophils at cutaneous basophil ... IgG1 antibody dependent mediator release following passive systemic sensitization of basophils arriving at cutaneous basophil ... Participation of the basophil in hypersensitivity to antigen-antibody complexes, delayed hypersensitivity and contact allergy. ...
This application protocol describes the flow cytometric analysis of basophils after spleen dissociation from healthy C57BL/6 ... A master mix with all antibodies was prepared according to the dilutions mentioned in the respective antibody data sheets. ... basophils express CD49b while lacking expression of CD117 (C). Within CD49b+ cells, basophils can be efficiently identified by ... Gating strategy showing the analysis of basophils from mouse spleen. Splenocytes from C57BL/6 mice were stained using the ...
Down-Regulation of FcεRI Expression on Human Basophils during in Vivo Treatment of Atopic Patients with Anti-IgE Antibody. ... Down-Regulation of FcεRI Expression on Human Basophils during in Vivo Treatment of Atopic Patients with Anti-IgE Antibody. / ... Down-Regulation of FcεRI Expression on Human Basophils during in Vivo Treatment of Atopic Patients with Anti-IgE Antibody. ... T1 - Down-Regulation of FcεRI Expression on Human Basophils during in Vivo Treatment of Atopic Patients with Anti-IgE Antibody ...
The monoclonal antibody 97A6 defines a novel surface antigen expressed on human basophils and their multipotent and unipotent ... These are FcγRIIA on human basophils and FcγRIIIA on mouse basophils. Responses of human and mouse basophils, triggered by Fc ... mBM basophil. mBMCB. BM-derived cultured basophil. mFc. mouse Fc. mIgE. mouse IgE. mIL-3. mouse IL-3. RAHE. rabbit anti-human ... Murine basophils were identified as CD49b+/mIgE+ cells in peripheral blood (mouse blood basophils [mBB]) (Fig. 1D) and in BM ( ...
Furthermore, an increased activation of peripheral basophils was identified in MRL-lpr/lpr mice. Importantly, basophil-depleted ... basophil-adoptive-transferred mice exhibited the opposite results. Conclusion: These finding suggest that basophil activation- ... This study aimed to investigate the role of basophil activation in the development of SLE based on studies in patients with SLE ... The decrease of peripheral basophils in patients with SLE might be due to their migration to lymph nodes post their activation ...
RI expression on human basophils during in vivo treatment of atopic patients with anti-IgE antibody.. D W MacGlashan Jr, B S ... RI expression on human basophils during in vivo treatment of atopic patients with anti-IgE antibody. ... RI expression on human basophils during in vivo treatment of atopic patients with anti-IgE antibody. ... RI expression on human basophils during in vivo treatment of atopic patients with anti-IgE antibody. ...
... basophils is more potent in suppressing Th2 induction by HDM than use of the basophil-specific antibody Ba103 against CD200R3, ... When basophils were depleted during HDM sensitization using antibodies to FcεRI or CD200R3, we observed a reduction in the ... Cells were incubated for 20 min on ice with the appropriate antibodies. To stain and/or sort FcεRI+ cells, basophils, and cDCs ... 1 b). As cold MAR-1 antibody was used to deplete basophils, we could not use the same fluorochrome-labeled clone for ...
B Cell: Lymphocytes that are responsible for antibody-mediated immunity Basophils: WBC that release histamine and other ... B Cells Produce Antibodies[edit]. B cell lymphocytes are responsible for antibody-mediated immunity (humoral immunity). They ... Antibody Structure and Function There are different classes of antibodies, or immunoglobulins (Ig), such as IgA, IgG, IgE, and ... Antibodies do not directly kill bacteria, but mark them for destruction. When antibodies bind to viruses they can prevent the ...
During the investigation to exclude autoimmune muscular inflammation, high titers of antinuclear antibody were detected. This ... Basophils (%). 1. -. -. -. 1. -. 0-2. Atypical lymphocytes (%). -. -. 2. 2. -. -. 0-5. Platelets (. ×. 103/. μ. L). 268. 286. ... Presence of Autoimmune Antibody in Chikungunya Infection,. Case Reports in Medicine,. vol. 2009. ,. Article ID 840183. ,. 4. ... Presence of Autoimmune Antibody in Chikungunya Infection. Wirach Maek-a-nantawat1 and Udomsak Silachamroon1. 1Department of ...
Antigen combine with antibody. Mast cells & basophils release chemotactic agents. Histamine release causes vessel dilation and ... Antigens, Immunogens and Antibodies. *Immunogen =, Any substance that induces an immune response and specifically binds to the ... Antibodies for a particular immunogen are not present in the serum until an exposure has occurred ... Antigen =, An agent that binds specifically to an antibody but may not evoke the immune response. ...
Monoclonal antibodies to immunoglobulin G4 induce histamine release from human basophils in vitro. The Journal of Allergy and ... Monoclonal antibodies to immunoglobulin G4 induce histamine release from human basophils in vitro. / Fagan, Diana L.; Slaughter ... Monoclonal antibodies to immunoglobulin G4 induce histamine release from human basophils in vitro. ... title = "Monoclonal antibodies to immunoglobulin G4 induce histamine release from human basophils in vitro", ...
Plasma cells constitute the main source of antibodies. They are formed from stem cells in the bone marrow and then migrate to ... BASOPHILS. Basophils form up to 1% of the total leucocytes. They are identified by the presence of coarse basophilic granules ... Increase in basophil leucocytes (counts above 0.1 X 10^9/liters) is uncommon, but this is seen in myeloproliferative disorders ... Disorders like myxedema, smallpox, chicken pox and ulcerative colitis also may be associated with basophil leucocytosis. ...
Structure of a patient-derived antibody in complex with allergen reveals simultaneous conventional and superantigen-like ...
1:25 B-cells and IgE antibodies. 1:39 Mast cells and basophils ... Eventually mast cells and basophils pick up the IgEs and ... When the immune system discovers an invader, immune cells called B-cells make IgE antibodies. The IgEs are like "WANTED" signs ...
B-Cell: cell responsible for the distribution of antibodies Basophil: this white blood cell enters damaged tissues and releases ... The different types of WBCs are Basophils, Eosinophils, Neutrophils, Monocytes, B- and T-cell lymphocytes. Neutrophils, ... Eosinophils, and Basophils are all granular leukocytes. Lymphocytes and Monocytes are agranular leukocytes. Basophils store and ... For example you cant give type O plasma to a type A, B or AB, because a person with type O blood has A and B antibodies and ...
... basophils might promote and/or amplify antibody responses associated with parasite infection, but the degree to which basophils ... Other examples of basophil responses include increased blood basophil levels in Nb-infected rat (48), basophils in skin ... Similar basophil GFP expression was found in infected Stat6−/− mice. Basophils did not increase in number in infected Rag2−/− ... Basophils Are Main IL-4 Producers after Restimulation.. To test if GFP expression by basophils from Nb-infected mice and their ...
Administration of anti-TGF-beta antibody is shown to be effective for inhibiting lung fibro … ... Anti-sclerotic effect of transforming growth factor-beta antibody in a mouse model of bleomycin-induced scleroderma Clin ... Administration of anti-TGF-beta antibody is shown to be effective for inhibiting lung fibrosis induced by bleomycin in an ... Our results suggest that administration of an antibody against TGF-beta is useful in preventing experimental dermal sclerosis ...
Basophils. *High: A basophil count can point to certain types of leukemia, including chronic myeloid leukemia. A high count can ... B lymphocytes produce antibodies to attack specific viruses, bacteria, and other foreign invaders. T lymphocytes help to ... Basophils: Basophils are the least common type of white blood cell. Their function is still unclear, but they may play a role ... Low: A low basophil count does not typically suggest a medical condition. However, stress, allergic reactions, steroid use, and ...
Blocking of passive sensitization of human mast cells and basophil granulocytes with IgE antibodies by a recombinant human ε- ... Blocking of passive sensitization of human mast cells and basophil granulocytes with IgE antibodies by a recombinant human ε- ... Blocking of passive sensitization of human mast cells and basophil granulocytes with IgE antibodies by a recombinant human ε- ... T1 - Blocking of passive sensitization of human mast cells and basophil granulocytes with IgE antibodies by a recombinant human ...
Basophils Peripheral Blood * T-Cytotoxic Cells Peripheral Blood * T-Cytotoxic Cells Thymus ... G Biosciences Immunotag™ CD69 Antibody (ITA0467-100u), Immunotag™ CD69 Antibody (ITA1448-100u), and Immunotag™ CD69 Antibody ( ... Hi-Affi™ Recombinant Rabbit Anti-CD69 Monoclonal Antibody (SI136DS). *Recombinant Mouse Anti-Human CD69 Molecule Antibody ( ... View all 26 R&D Systems CD69 (CD69) Primary Antibodies*Mouse CD69 Antibody (AF2386) ...
THE EFFECTIVE GUIDE TO :Antibody Structure and Classes of Immunoglobulins ... Antibody Structure and Classes of Immunoglobulins - Free download as Word Doc (.doc / .docx), PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt ... Distribution: basophils and mast cells in salive and nasal secretions. Function: protect against parasites. ... Antibody Structure and Classes of Immunoglobulins. Uploaded by. sajjad. THE EFFECTIVE GUIDE TO :Antibody Structure and Classes ...
The captured basophils were activated using an anti-FceRI antibody and the basophil identification marker CD203c and the ... we studied basophil adhesion and activation to better understand both basophil function as well as the effect that basophil ... The basophil capture in a microfluidic chip could potentially mimic basophil adhesion to the endothelium and was therefore of ... Two effector cells involved in allergic disease are mast cells and basophils, where basophils are more readily available in ...
Immune system white blood cell that produces antibodies.. Basophil. -A type of white blood cell; functions in the inflammatory ... A individuals have antibodies to B antigens; B individuals have antibodies to A antigens; AB individuals do not have antibodies ... Immune-system white blood cells that enable antibody production, suppress antibody production, or kill other cells. ... Antibody. -A molecule created by the immune system in response to the presence of an antigen (a foreign substance or particle ...
  • an IgG1 kappa Ab that labeled basophils ( granule specific) , but not lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils, neutrophils, and mast cells by an indirect immunoperoxidase procedure. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • B lymphocytes produce antibodies to attack specific viruses, bacteria, and other foreign invaders. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Lymphocytes produce antibodies against bacteria, viruses, and other invaders. (healthline.com)
  • Lymphocytes produce antibodies and can attack invaders. (ehow.co.uk)
  • The anti-IgE mAb binds to circulating IgE as well as to IgE antibodies bound to the low affinity receptor FcεRII (expressed mainly on eosinophils, B lymphocytes), or to the high affinity receptor FcεRI (expressed on mast cells, basophils, monocytes and monocytes-derived cells). (beckman.com)
  • Lymphocytes produce antibodies that attack infectious or malignant cells so that they are destroyed. (brighthub.com)
  • Lymphocytes make antibodies to fight infections. (curesearch.org)
  • There are five different types of leukocytes-neutrophils, eosinophils, basophils, lymphocytes and monocytes- and each helps the body in its own way. (vetinfo.com)
  • In people with allergies, the T H lymphocytes secrete cytokines that stimulate the production of IgE antibodies to allergens. (mja.com.au)
  • Lymphocytes produce antibodies and regulate immune responses. (healthcommunities.com)
  • a) producing antibodies (humoral response) and b) producing large numbers of lymphocytes (cell mediated response). (positivehealth.com)
  • Omalizumab is a recombinant DNA-derived humanized IgG1k monoclonal antibody that specifically binds to free human immunoglobulin E (IgE) in the blood and interstitial fluid and to membrane-bound form of IgE (mIgE) on the surface of mIgE-expressing B lymphocytes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Emerging studies suggest that a series of highly coordinated events including the production of epithelial cell‐derived alarmins, the activation of innate immune cells (innate lymphoid cells, haematopoietic progenitor cells, mast cells, basophils, eosinophils, neutrophils and macrophages) and the subsequent activation of lymphocytes are required to promote antihelminth immunity. (els.net)
  • basophil-specific antigens. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • The term cutaneous basophil hypersensitivity (CBH) initially referred to a systemic but evanescent pattern of delayed-onset reactivity in guinea pigs sensitized to protein antigens administered without mycobacterial adjuvants (Richerson et al . (springer.com)
  • When activated by antigens, the B cells proliferate and mature into plasma cells which secrete specific immunoglobulins, the antibodies. (hubpages.com)
  • Because of its relative abundance and excellent specificity toward antigens, IgG is the principle antibody used in immunological research and clinical diagnostics. (scribd.com)
  • It is the bound IgE antibody that confers a selective response of these cells to environmental substances, for example, pollen proteins or helminth antigens. (wikipedia.org)
  • [2] This enormous diversity of antibody paratopes on the antigen-binding fragments allows the immune system to recognize an equally wide variety of antigens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antibodies/Antigens e. (scribd.com)
  • Eosinophils "eat" antigens that antibodies stick to, release a substance toxic to cells and have a regulating effect on the immune system response. (ehow.co.uk)
  • We favor a model whereby DCs initiate and basophils amplify Th2 immunity to HDM allergen. (rupress.org)
  • Due to its restricted expression pattern, CD203c is discussed as a specific marker to monitor the allergen-induced activation of basophils, e.g., in flow cytometric basophil activation tests of the peripheral blood. (miltenyibiotec.com)
  • Allergy diagnostics can also be done in vitro using allergen-specific IgE antibody assays and the basophil activation test (BAT). (kth.se)
  • In paper II, we further investigated whether it was possible to detect a dose-dependent allergen activation for basophils captured in a microfluidic chip. (kth.se)
  • We detected a significant difference in CD63-expression between the negative control and allergen-activated basophils from allergic patients but no difference between the negative control and the non-relevant allergen (an allergen to which the patient had no IgE antibodies). (kth.se)
  • This late allergic response is the result of activated CD4+ T cells, eosinophils, neutrophils, and basophils leaving the bloodstream and infiltrating the local tissue upon allergen exposure. (medscape.com)
  • IgG4 antibodies also block allergen-induced IgE-dependent histamine released by basophils. (medscape.com)
  • The basophil activation test (BAT) using flow cytometry has supplanted traditional methods of measuring basophil degranulation using histamine and other mediator release, and can be used for clinical applications as well as to explore the immune mechanisms of effector cell response to allergen. (springer.com)
  • The BAT can also be used for research purposes to explore the mechanisms of allergy and tolerance at the level of the basophil, for instance by manipulating IgE and IgG and their receptors and by studying intracellular signalling cascade in response to allergen. (springer.com)
  • In the past, testing the basophil response to allergen was focused on the measurement of mediators released by cells into the supernatant in vitro, including histamine and leukotrienes [ 1 , 2 ]. (springer.com)
  • 5 ]. The BAT is a functional assay that measures IgE function, i.e. its ability to induce the activation of basophils in the presence of allergen. (springer.com)
  • The BAT uses flow cytometry to measure the expression of activation markers on the surface of basophils that are upregulated following the cross-linking of IgE antibodies bound to the high-affinity IgE receptor (FcεRI) that result from allergen or anti-IgE stimulation. (springer.com)
  • IgE antibodies normally attach themselves to a white blood mast cell , which secretes histamine to cause sneezing, which then expels the pollen or other offending allergen. (merriam-webster.com)
  • Immune cells called plasma cells respond to the presence of the pollen or other allergen by making an antibody called Immunoglobulin E (IgE). (livestrong.com)
  • As soon as you are exposed to pollen again, the IgE antibodies attached to the immune cells bind to the allergen. (livestrong.com)
  • A Basophil Activation Index (percentage of activated basophils after allergen stimulation/percentage of basally activated basophils) of two or more was considered a positive result. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • The flow assay stimulation test (FAST) uses flow cytometry to determine the percentage of basophils that express CD63 as an activation marker after in vitro stimulation with allergen. (cun.es)
  • The Effects of an Anti-CD11a Monoclonal Antibody, Efalizumab, on Allergen-Induced Airway Responses and Airway Inflammation in Atopic Asthmatic Subjects. (mcmaster.ca)
  • Basophils were stimulated at 7 log dilutions of V. vespula allergen for 15 min, and were stained with CD203c and CD63. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Basophils were identified as CD203c + leukocytes, and the proportion of CD63 + and CD203c + cells were plotted against allergen concentration. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Basophil activation is a versatile and sensitive tool that measures changes in the humoral immune response to allergen during SCIT. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • a transient increase in free allergen specific immunoglobulin IgX (mainly, but not exclusively IgG4 and IgA) and a decrease in the ratio of free allergen specific immunoglobulin to allergen specific IgE bound to effector cells (mast cells and basophil granulocytes) [ 4 , 5 ]. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Although it may also have diagnostic potential, its real power emerges when it is used to determine basophil sensitivity with serial dilutions of allergen, where it correlates well with clinical symptom strength [ 5 , 10 ]. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Upon allergen contact, sensitized basophils degranulate and express the cell surface marker CD63. (buhlmannlabs.ch)
  • Expressed in monocytes, basophils, and B-cells. (abcam.com)
  • an IgM murine monoclonal antibody raised against the human erythroblastic leukemia cell line (HEL) that reacts with basophils but not neutrophils or eosinophils, might therefore be a useful reagent for the study of basophil function and differentiation. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • This alteration is affiliated with significant reductions in the numbers of infiltrating T cells, basophils, eosinophils, and neutrophils. (medscape.com)
  • The granular leukocytes are the neutrophils, the eosinophils and the basophils. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Neutrophils, basophils and eosinophils are types of granulocytes. (healio.com)
  • Subsequent exposure to the sensitizing antigen causes cross-linking of cell-bound IgE, resulting in mast cell (and/or basophil) degranulation. (medscape.com)
  • IgE-dependent (anti-IgE) basophil degranulation after crosslinking of adhesion molecules, to mimic adhesion before transmigration into tissue, showed a significant decrease in CD63-expression compared to anti-IgE activation, which indicate a regulatory function. (kth.se)
  • Cytokine stimulation followed by IgE-independent (fMLP) basophil degranulation on the other hand showed a significantly increased CD63-expression compared to non-primed fMLP activation. (kth.se)
  • The degranulation of basophils can be investigated in vitro by using flow cytometry and the so-called basophil-activation-test (BAT). (wikipedia.org)
  • CD63 is currently the best-validated basophil activation marker directly linked to basophil degranulation. (buhlmannlabs.ch)
  • The Tandem Signal Enhancer has been used to increase binding specificity of tandem-dye-conjugated antibodies. (miltenyibiotec.com)
  • Furthermore, the isotype and specificity of the antibodies produced by plasma cells can drive distinct immune responses. (nature.com)
  • The specificity of an antibody is due to a. its valence b. (scribd.com)
  • The basophil activation test is useful for the in vitro diagnosis of NSAID hypersensitivity, providing good specificity and positive predictive value and diagnostic reliability in the assessment of NSAID intolerance. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • The present invention relates to an antibody having specificity for an immunogenic determinant consisting of the pentasaccharide repeating unit of the. (patents.com)
  • The specificity of this antibody was confirmed by the formation of a single discrete band and positive reaction with BT474 antigen in Western blot and Dot blot respectively. (iospress.com)
  • Activated basophils release vasoactive granular mediators and secrete cytokines, especially of the Th2 type, that promote allergic inflammation. (jimmunol.org)
  • Basophils secrete chemicals to help fight allergies and infectious agents. (healthline.com)
  • There are other substances that can activate basophils to secrete which suggests that these cells have other roles in inflammation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Activated B cells secrete antibodies that aid in mounting an immune response. (healio.com)
  • Additionally, MCP cytokines can activate basophils to secrete histamines and also attract eosinophils. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • The third line of defense is mounted against specific pathogens that are causing disease (B cells produce antibodies against bacteria or viruses in the extracellular fluid, while T cells kill cells that have become infected). (wikibooks.org)
  • Can produce antibodies against bacteria and viruses. (smore.com)
  • These are vital for producing antibodies that help the body to defend itself against bacteria, viruses, and other threats. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • An antibody ( Ab ), also known as an immunoglobulin ( Ig ), [1] is a large, Y-shaped protein produced mainly by plasma cells that is used by the immune system to neutralize pathogens such as pathogenic bacteria and viruses . (wikipedia.org)
  • These cells had lobulated nuclei and granules characteristic of basophils. (rupress.org)
  • When enough antigen has bound with the IgE antibodies, the mast cells release granules of histamine and heparin and produce other agents such as the leukotrienes. (britannica.com)
  • Basophils contain large cytoplasmic granules which obscure the cell nucleus under the microscope when stained. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tryptases are stored in mast cell secretory granules and basophils. (fishersci.com)
  • Reintroduction of the antigen causes IgE molecules to become cross-linked, which triggers the mast cells and basophils to release the contents of their granules into the surrounding fluids, initiating the third phase, called the effector phase, of the type I reaction. (britannica.com)
  • Basophils also have nuclei with two lobes but the large granules stain a dark blue colour. (ehow.co.uk)
  • An antigen triggers the immune system, specifically plasma cells, to produce antibodies against an antigen. (cancer.ca)
  • When the immune system identifies a new antigen, a plasma cell makes a new antibody. (cancer.ca)
  • Th2 cells are crucial for the clearance of parasites, such as helminths, via expansion and activation of innate immune system effector cells like eosinophils and basophils. (rupress.org)
  • When the immune system discovers an invader, immune cells called B-cells make IgE antibodies. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Interleukin-4 is considered one of the critical cytokines in the development of allergies and the production of IgE antibody by the immune system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Using this binding mechanism, an antibody can tag a microbe or an infected cell for attack by other parts of the immune system, or can neutralize its target directly (for example, by blocking a part of a microbe that is essential for its invasion and survival). (wikipedia.org)
  • The ability of an antibody to communicate with the other components of the immune system is mediated via its Fc region (located at the base of the "Y"), which contains a conserved glycosylation site involved in these interactions. (wikipedia.org)
  • [4] The production of antibodies is the main function of the humoral immune system . (wikipedia.org)
  • Antibodies are secreted by B cells of the adaptive immune system, mostly by differentiated B cells called plasma cells . (wikipedia.org)
  • IgE antibodies latch onto immune system cells found in tissues of the respiratory tract, gastrointestinal tract, and skin. (livestrong.com)
  • Anti thyroid antibodies are a sign that your immune system is attacking your thyroid gland. (healthtap.com)
  • In susceptible people, these symptoms occur because the body's immune system has produced a type of IgE (immunoglobulin E), which is an allergic antibody that recognizes shellfish and reacts to it as if it were a dangerous threat. (everydayhealth.com)
  • IgG were long ago reported to bind to human basophils ( 18 ) on which two low-affinity IgG receptors were subsequently identified: FcγRIIA and FcγRIIB ( 19 , 20 ). (jimmunol.org)
  • These antibodies recognize the offending antigen and bind to it. (britannica.com)
  • The antigen-specific IgE antibodies then bind to mast cells and basophils. (medscape.com)
  • Basophils have protein receptors on their cell surface that bind IgE , an immunoglobulin involved in macroparasite defense and allergy . (wikipedia.org)
  • [2] [3] Each tip of the "Y" of an antibody contains a paratope (analogous to a lock) that is specific for one particular epitope (similarly analogous to a key) on an antigen, allowing these two structures to bind together with precision. (wikipedia.org)
  • Each Fc region of a particular antibody isotype is able to bind to its specific Fc Receptor (except for IgD, which is essentially the BCR), thus allowing the antigen-antibody complex to mediate different roles depending on which FcR it binds. (wikipedia.org)
  • The ability of an antibody to bind to its corresponding FcR is further modulated by the structure of the glycan(s) present at conserved sites within its Fc region. (wikipedia.org)
  • [4] The ability of antibodies to bind to FcRs helps to direct the appropriate immune response for each different type of foreign object they encounter. (wikipedia.org)
  • This antibody does not bind with any other cell type. (fishersci.com)
  • Exposure stimulates the production of IgE antibodies, which bind to mast cells and circulating basophils. (britannica.com)
  • During sensitization, the IgE antibodies bind to FcεRI receptors on the surface of tissue mast cells and blood basophils. (wikipedia.org)
  • The binding of omalizumab inhibits the ability of IgE to bind to basophils or mast cells. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Immune complex hypersensitivity - circulating immune complexes are formed when antibodies bind to soluble antigen. (positivehealth.com)
  • Unlike an ordinary anti-IgE antibody, it does not bind to IgE that is already bound by the high affinity IgE receptor (FcεRI) on the surface of mast cells, basophils, and antigen-presenting dendritic cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antibody molecules that specifically bind to PD-1 are disclosed. (patents.com)
  • Monoclonal neutralizing antibodies are disclosed that specifically bind to a Norovirus. (patents.com)
  • Human basophils express interleukin-4 receptors. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • Median pretreatment densities of FcεRI were ≈220,000 receptors per basophil and after 3 mo of treatment, the densities had decreased to a median of 8,300 receptors per basophil. (northwestern.edu)
  • Besides high-affinity IgE receptors (FcεRI), human basophils express activating (FcγRIIA) and inhibitory (FcγRIIB) low-affinity IgG receptors. (jimmunol.org)
  • IgG receptors (FcγR) were also found on mouse basophils, but not identified. (jimmunol.org)
  • Like mouse ( 16 ) and human ( 17 ) mast cells, mouse and human basophils express not only IgE receptors, but also IgG receptors. (jimmunol.org)
  • As stated earlier, most IgE molecules are bound to special receptors on mast cells and basophils. (britannica.com)
  • Perhaps the most dramatic effect, which was not foreseen at the time when the anti-IgE therapy was designed and which was discovered during clinical trials, is that as the free IgE in patients is depleted by omalizumab, the FcεRI receptors on basophils, mast cells, and dendritic cells are gradually down-regulated with somewhat different kinetics, rendering those cells much less sensitive to stimulation by allergens. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antibody (or immunoglobulin) molecules are glycoproteins composed of one or more units, each containing four polypeptide chains: two identical heavy chains (H) and two identical light chains (L). The amino terminal ends of the polypeptide chains show considerable variation in amino acid composition and are referred to as the variable (V) regions to distinguish them from the relatively constant (C) regions. (scribd.com)
  • Previous exposure has "primed," or sensitized, the individual by stimulating these cells to generate immunoglobulin E ( IgE ) antibodies, which attach to the surfaces of the mast cells and basophils. (britannica.com)
  • class of antibodies known as immunoglobulin E ( IgE ). (britannica.com)
  • Antibodies are glycoproteins belonging to the immunoglobulin superfamily . (wikipedia.org)
  • Pharmacologic management includes the use of control agents such as inhaled corticosteroids, inhaled cromolyn or nedocromil, long-acting bronchodilators, theophylline, leukotriene modifiers, and more recent strategies such as the use of anti-immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies (omalizumab), IL-5 monoclonal antibodies (mepolizumab, benralizumab), IL-4 receptor alpha monoclonal antibody (dupilumab), and long-acting antimuscarinic agents (LAMA) such as tiotropium. (medscape.com)
  • The E124.2.8 monoclonal antibody binds specifically to the Dε2 constant domain of human Immunoglobulin E (IgE) (Dε2 is the heat labile region of IgE). (beckman.com)
  • The technique involves formation of an antigen-antibody complex which is labeled with fluorescein-conjugated anti-immunoglobulin antibody. (labome.org)
  • a marker of in vitro basophil activation in identifying the culprit in insect venom allergy. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • a marker of in vitro basophil activation and leukotriene determination in metamizol allergic patients. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • CD69 on basophils might be useful as an in vitro as well as in vivo marker of activation of these cells by IL-3. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • Thereafter, the effect of basophils on autoantibody production by B cells and Th17 differentiation in SLE were evaluated in vitro . (frontiersin.org)
  • Correspondingly, in vitro coculture studies showed that basophils obtained from patients with SLE promoted autoantibody production by SLE B cells and promoted Th17 differentiation from SLE naïve CD4 + T cells. (frontiersin.org)
  • The recombinant peptide corresponding to residues 301-376 at the junction of constant regions 2 and 3 of the human IgE ε chain blocked the in vivo passive sensitization of human skin mast cells and in vitro sensitization of human basophil granulocytes with human IgE antibodies. (elsevier.com)
  • The aims of this thesis were to improve the existing BAT using microfluidic techniques to enable fast and cheap point-ofcare (POC) diagnostics as well as to further study basophil adhesion and activation for a better understanding of basophil behavior and regulation both in vivo and in vitro in a microfluidic chip. (kth.se)
  • Basophil activation test for the in vitro diagnosis of nonsteroid. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • In this study, we used flow cytometry to determine the percentage of activated basophils that expressed the CD63 marker after in vitro stimulation by different betalactam antibiotics. (cun.es)
  • expression on basophils was preferentially and strongly upregulated by IL-3. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • Its expression on basophils has been detected in leukocyte typing workshops. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • Here we investigated the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying acquired resistance to Haemaphysalis longicornis ticks in mice and found that antibodies were required, as was IgFc receptor expression on basophils but not on mast cells. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Based on previous unrelated studies, it appeared likely that FcεRI expression on basophils and mast cells might also be regulated by levels of circulating IgE Ab. (northwestern.edu)
  • Abcam is leading the way with our range of recombinant antibodies, knockout-validated antibodies and knockout cell lines, all of which support improved reproducibility. (abcam.com)
  • Omalizumab (Xolair®) is a recombinant humanized monoclonal antibody that binds specifically to the FcEpsilonR1 binding site on human IgE. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Both eosinophils and basophils make up less than a few per cent of all white blood cells. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Here, we investigated cells and their products responsible for the basophil recruitment. (frontiersin.org)
  • Little or no basophil infiltration was detected in T-cell-deficient mice, and adoptive transfer of CD4 + but not CD8 + T cells reconstituted it. (frontiersin.org)
  • Il3 gene expression was highly upregulated at the second tick-feeding site, and adoptive transfer of interleukin-3 (IL-3)-sufficient but not IL-3-deficient CD4 + T cells conferred the basophil infiltration on T-cell-deficient mice, indicating that the CD4 + T-cell-derived IL-3 is essential for the basophil recruitment. (frontiersin.org)
  • Taken together, IL-3 produced locally by skin CD4 + memory T cells appears to play a crucial role in basophil recruitment to the second tick-feeding site. (frontiersin.org)
  • Multiple myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells, a type of white blood cell that makes antibodies . (cancer.ca)
  • B cells develop into plasma cells that make antibodies to fight infection. (cancer.ca)
  • Immunoglobulins (Ig) are Y-shaped protein molecules, called antibodies, that are made by plasma cells. (cancer.ca)
  • Basophils , also called granular leukocytes, are the least common of the granulocytes, representing about 0.5% to 1% of circulating leukocytes (white blood cells). (antibodybeyond.com)
  • detects a surface antigen expressed on basophils and their CD34(+) precursor cells, as well as the basophil cell line KU-812, is identical to the ectonucleotide pyrophosphatase / phosphodiesterase 3 (E-NPP3). (antibodybeyond.com)
  • a specific marker for human basophils, whereas mast cells were not stained by this reagent. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • The lymphatic system is comprised of three interrelated functions: (1) Removal of excess fluids, lymph, from body tissues, (2) Absorption of fatty acids and subsequent transport of fat, chyle, to the circulatory system and (3) Formation of white blood cells (WBCs), and initiation of immunity through the formation of antibodies, lending specific resistance to pathogens. (wikibooks.org)
  • Basophils did not take up inhaled antigen, present it to T cells, or express antigen presentation machinery, whereas a population of FceRI + DCs readily did. (rupress.org)
  • Depletion of basophils using an antibody directed to the high-affinity receptor for IgE (FcεRI) led to strongly reduced Th2 immunity in these models, whereas adoptive transfer of only basophils could induce Th2 polarization in naive antigen-specific T cells, without the necessity of DCs. (rupress.org)
  • Eventually mast cells and basophils pick up the IgE's and become sensitized. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Plasma cells constitute the main source of antibodies. (hubpages.com)
  • Rag2 −/− mice reconstituted with CD4 T cells allowed significant basophil accumulation, indicating that CD4 T cells can direct both tissue migration of basophils and enhanced IL-4 production. (rupress.org)
  • Thus, infection with a parasite that induces a "Th2-type response" resulted in accumulation of tissue basophils, and these cells, stimulated by a non-FcR cross-linking mechanism, are a principal source of in vivo IL-4 production. (rupress.org)
  • Phenotypic and electron microscopic examination indicated that the IL-4-producing cell population was enriched in basophils and purified FcεRI + , c-kit − cells were shown to be excellent IL-4 producers ( 15 - 17 ). (rupress.org)
  • Venom, distributed through the body by the bloodstream, interacts with basophils in the blood and (bottom left) mast cells in tissues. (britannica.com)
  • When the venom interacts with the IgE antibodies, it stimulates the mast cells and basophils to release biologically active chemicals. (britannica.com)
  • Among hematopoietic cells, expression of CD203c is restricted to basophils as well as to mast cells and their precursors, and has been described as specific for this lineage. (miltenyibiotec.com)
  • Basophils and mast cells are key producers of mediators that drive the onset of inflammatory responses, e.g., in allergy. (miltenyibiotec.com)
  • CD203c is expressed by basophils and mast cells. (fishersci.com)
  • Two effector cells involved in allergic disease are mast cells and basophils, where basophils are more readily available in blood and therefore of great interest when studying allergy. (kth.se)
  • Basophils are the least common of the granulocytes , representing about 0.5 to 1% of circulating white blood cells . (wikipedia.org)
  • [6] It used to be thought that basophils that have migrated from blood into their resident tissues ( connective tissue ) are known as mast cells, but this is no longer thought to be the case. (wikipedia.org)
  • Basophils were discovered in 1879 by German physician Paul Ehrlich , who one year earlier had found a cell type present in tissues that he termed mastzellen (now mast cells). (wikipedia.org)
  • Reference ranges for blood tests of white blood cells, comparing basophil amount (shown in violet) with other cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recent studies in mice suggest that basophils may also regulate the behavior of T cells and mediate the magnitude of the secondary immune response. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recent evidence suggests that basophils are an important source of the cytokine , interleukin-4 , perhaps more important than T cells . (wikipedia.org)
  • Prostaglandin (PG) D 2 acts through both the DP 1 receptor, which is coupled to adenylyl cyclase, and the DP 2 receptor (chemoattractant receptor-homologous molecule expressed on Th2 cells), which is present on eosinophils, basophils, and Th2 cells and results in cell activation and migration. (aspetjournals.org)
  • The BCR is found only on the surface of B cells and facilitates the activation of these cells and their subsequent differentiation into either antibody factories called plasma cells or memory B cells that will survive in the body and remember that same antigen so the B cells can respond faster upon future exposure. (wikipedia.org)
  • Here we summarize our current knowledge of the roles of B cells and antibodies in the tumour microenvironment. (nature.com)
  • Fig. 1: Antitumour roles of tumour-infiltrating B cells and intratumourally produced antibodies. (nature.com)
  • The BAT can be performed using whole blood or isolated peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs), which include the basophils. (springer.com)
  • The interaction between IgE and mast cells or basophils is the primary effector pathway in allergic responses. (google.com)
  • Although adaptive Th2 cells and follicular T cells are important sources of these cytokines ( 3 ), various innate cells, including eosinophils, basophils, and mast cells, have also been implicated as producers of these cytokines in various model systems ( 1 , 2 , 4 , 5 ). (pnas.org)
  • The antibodies hold onto white blood cells, called mast cells and basophils. (merriam-webster.com)
  • Antibody responses and cell-mediated immunity are seriously impaired, probably because of atrophy of the thymus and the consequent deficiency of helper T cells. (britannica.com)
  • Mast cells and basophils : friends as well as foes in bronchial asthma? (nii.ac.jp)
  • IgE antibodies also latch onto immune cells called basophils in the blood. (livestrong.com)
  • Mast cells and basophils are equipped with IgE molecules that specifically recognize a particular antigen. (livestrong.com)
  • This binding signals the mast cells and basophils to respond as if a dangerous intruder has invaded your body. (livestrong.com)
  • These white blood cells seem to be attracted by some of the chemicals released by mast cells and basophils. (livestrong.com)
  • White blood cells can protect the body by producing antibodies or engulfing and destroying infectious organisms. (brighthub.com)
  • The allergic patients show a statistically greater number of activated basophils than the control subjects, after the incubation of cells with all the betalactams at various concentrations. (cun.es)
  • B cells help to fight off invading organisms by producing antibodies. (vetinfo.com)
  • To personally investigate the results of this research, the editor of Nature , along with magician James "the Amazing" Randi and scientist Walter Stewart, went to the University of Paris South laboratory to personally observe the experiment which tested microdoses of an antibody upon a type of white blood cells called basophils. (homeopathic.com)
  • They also disregarded a fact of experiments in immunology: white blood cells are not always sensitive to large doses of antibodies, let alone microdoses of them. (homeopathic.com)
  • In type 1 hypersensitivity, B-cells are stimulated (by CD4+TH2 cells) to produce IgE antibodies specific to an antigen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Omalizumab has also been shown to decrease expression of the FcEpsilonR1 receptor on both basophils and mast cells (Beck et al, 2004). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Flow Cytometry: Please use 0.25-1 ug of conjugated antibody per 10e6 cells. (novusbio.com)
  • However, it can also be produced by other cell types such as basophils, mast cells or eosinophils. (cornell.edu)
  • Allergic diseases are caused by the activation of mast cells and basophils through cell-surface-bound IgE. (mja.com.au)
  • White blood cells called mast cells and basophils have IgE sticking to their outer surfaces. (positivehealth.com)
  • Moreover, even in the absence of adjuvant, immunization with this glycosidic Tn-based vaccine induced high levels of anti-Tn antibody responses, recognizing human tumor cells. (bloodjournal.org)
  • This antibody attaches to your body's allergy cells, called mast cells and basophils. (everydayhealth.com)
  • When you eat the shellfish again, the IgE on the cells recognizes the shellfish proteins, and causes the mast cells and basophils to release chemicals that result in itching, hives, swelling, and other symptoms of an allergic reaction. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Basophils constitutively express the eotaxin receptor CCR3 allowing for a robust and accurate selection of cells. (buhlmannlabs.ch)
  • This gating of basophil cells is significantly easier than with any other commercially available BAT. (buhlmannlabs.ch)
  • HSPCs are capable of differentiating into basophils and mast cells that are potent producers of the type 2 cytokine IL‐4. (els.net)
  • Pollok-Kopp B, Schwarze K, Baradari VK, Oppermann M (2003) Analysis of ligand-stimulated CC chemokine receptor 5 (CCR5) phosphorylation in intact cells using phosphosite-specific antibodies. (phosphosite.org)
  • Flowcytometric analysis performed using various cancer cell lines revealed that this Monoclonal antibody exhibited high binding affinity with BT474 and SKBR3 cells whichoverexpresses C-erbB-2. (iospress.com)
  • Macglashan, D , Goldstein, B & Lichtenstein, L 1985, ' Average affinity of IgE antibody determines the concentration of antigen required for optimal histamine release from human basophils ', Federation proceedings , vol. 44, no. 4. (elsevier.com)
  • These observations support the theory that antigen-IgG 4 interactions can stimulate histamine release from human basophils. (elsevier.com)
  • The NP4D6 monoclonal antibody specifically binds to CD203c. (fishersci.com)
  • Basophils increase CD203c expression following activation with allergens or antibodies that crosslink cytophilic IgE. (fishersci.com)
  • Thus, CD203c serves as a useful flow cytometric marker for basophil activation and the detection and analysis of type 1 allergic responses. (fishersci.com)
  • The captured basophils were activated using an anti-FceRI antibody and the basophil identification marker CD203c and the activation marker CD63 were detected using fluorescence microscopy. (kth.se)
  • Basophils did not upregulate CD63 after passage through a microfluidic chip, but there was a slight but significant activation after crosslinking of CD203c, which is the surface marker used for basophil-specific capture in miBAT, giving one potential factor for the background activation. (kth.se)
  • Expression of CD203c was compared to CD63 as marker for basophil activation, using a Bland Altman plot and ROC curves. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Heparin blood basophil activation was similar through CD63 and CD203c. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The CD203c is an other basophil activation marker for allergy detection after CD63. (buhlmannlabs.ch)
  • Our CD203c Reagent Set (RUO) is intended for the use within an extended protocol for the Flow CAST ® kit, allowing the measurement of both activation markers, CD63 and CD203c, with two different fluorescence labelled antibodies. (buhlmannlabs.ch)
  • Mouse basophils express FcεRI that are assumed to trigger similar signals as human basophil FcεRI. (jimmunol.org)
  • Basophils are a type of white blood cell that plays a role in certain allergic reactions. (cancer.ca)
  • However, stress , allergic reactions, steroid use, and hyperthyroidism can each cause a basophil count to be low. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Basophils can be recruited into the tissue during inflammation originating from for example allergic reactions or parasite infections. (kth.se)
  • This application protocol describes the flow cytometric analysis of basophils after spleen dissociation from healthy C57BL/6 mice. (miltenyibiotec.com)
  • To assess the requirement for basophil infiltration to acquired tick resistance, mice expressing the human diphtheria toxin receptor under the control of the mast cell protease 8 (Mcpt8) promoter were generated. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Also, IgG1-induced passive systemic anaphylaxis, which depends on FcγRIIIA ( 13 ), was observed in mast cell-deficient mice ( 14 ), but it was abrogated by basophil depletion ( 15 ). (jimmunol.org)
  • In addition to the blood basophils' attractiveness as surrogate marker for mast cell responses, it is a leukocyte that is recruited from blood to inflamed tissue in a type I allergic response [ 13 , 14 ]. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • When the IgE combines with a foreign antigen, a mechanism is activated which causes the mast cell or basophil to release very potent chemicals such as histamine. (positivehealth.com)
  • Thus, therapeutic anti-IgE antibodies such as omalizumab represent a new class of potent mast cell stabilizers. (wikipedia.org)
  • These data provide the first clear evidence, to our knowledge, that basophils play an essential and nonredundant role in antibody-mediated acquired immunity against ticks, which may suggest new strategies for controlling tick-borne diseases. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The most robust maker and seems to be sufficient to specifically identify basophils. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • Separate markers (e.g. as CD123+ HLA-DR-) are used to specifically identify basophils in addition to those used for assessment of activation. (openwetware.org)
  • There are a number of different markers which can be used to identify basophils and to quantify their activation by flow cytometry (Table 1 ). (springer.com)
  • the most potent activator of human basophils, and that the rank order of potency of hemopoietic growth factors virtually corresponded to their receptor expression levels in both cell types. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • Human basophils also express minute amounts of the GPI-anchored low-affinity IgG receptor FcγRIIIB ( 22 ), whose biological properties are unclear. (jimmunol.org)
  • This antibody-antigen immune complex is then destroyed by complement fixation or receptor mediated endocytosis by macrophages. (scribd.com)
  • For all other conjugates the FcR Blocking Reagent has been used to avoid Fc receptor-mediated antibody labeling. (miltenyibiotec.com)
  • This compound elicited DP 2 receptor-mediated CD11b expression in human basophils and eosinophils and induced actin polymerization and migration in eosinophils with a potency about the same as that of PGD 2 . (aspetjournals.org)
  • Antibodies can occur in two physical forms, a soluble form that is secreted from the cell to be free in the blood plasma , and a membrane -bound form that is attached to the surface of a B cell and is referred to as the B-cell receptor (BCR). (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to the expression of cell surface markers, basophil activation can also be studied by looking at the phosphorylation of certain intracellular molecules, such as p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) or signal transducer and activator of transcription (STAT) 5, which are part of the signalling cascade downstream of IgE and its high-affinity receptor [ 21 , 22 ]. (springer.com)
  • The primary hypothesis is that omalizumab will lead to a reduction in serum IgE levels and blood basophil high affinity IgE receptor expression in subjects with chronic idiopathic urticaria. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The first control, anti-FcEpsilonRI, is a highly specific monoclonal antibody binding to IgE receptor. (buhlmannlabs.ch)
  • The very low levels of expression of C-erbB-2 by normal tissues makes this receptor a potential target for diagnosis and therapy with Monoclonal antibodies raised against its extracellular domain. (iospress.com)
  • ab171870 - Rabbit polyclonal IgG, is suitable for use as an isotype control with this antibody. (abcam.com)
  • One such monoclonal antibody designated as CIBCgp185 of IgG2a isotype has been generated in our laboratory using BT474 breast carcinoma cell line as immunogen. (iospress.com)
  • Diphtheria toxin-mediated basophil depletion before the second tick infestation resulted in loss of acquired tick resistance. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Finally, the effect of basophil depletion on the development of autoimmune disorders in spontaneous lupus-prone MRL- lpr/lpr mice was examined. (frontiersin.org)
  • Depletion of basophils only partially reduced Th2 immunity, and depletion of eosinophils had no effect on the Th2 response. (rupress.org)
  • Askenase, P. W., 1976, Cutaneous basophil hypersensitivity uncovered in the cell transfer of classical tuberculin hypersensitivity, J. Immunol. (springer.com)
  • The difference between a normal infectious immune response and a type 1 hypersensitivity response is that in type 1 hypersensitivity, the antibody is IgE instead of IgA, IgG, or IgM. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anaphylactic or Immediate Hypersensitivity - is the classic allergic type of reaction mediated through the antibody of the IgE class. (positivehealth.com)
  • Cytolytic Reactions - cytolytic (cell splitting) hypersensitivity reactions involve the binding of IgG and IgM antibody to foreign antigen. (positivehealth.com)
  • Cell-mediated hypersensitivity occurs without the involvement of antibody or complement. (positivehealth.com)
  • Antibody classes differ in valency as a result of different numbers of Y-like units (monomers) that join to form the complete protein. (scribd.com)
  • The plasma protein ________ include antibodies. (studystack.com)
  • Though the general structure of all antibodies is very similar, a small region at the tip of the protein is extremely variable, allowing millions of antibodies with slightly different tip structures, or antigen-binding sites, to exist. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anti-monocyte chemotactic protein 2 antibody specifically reacts with human MCP-2. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Monoclonal Anti-Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-2 antibody may be used in ELISA at a concentration of 2.0 μg/ml. (sigmaaldrich.com)
  • Antibodies, or immunoglobulins, are special proteins that fight infection and defend the body against harmful foreign invaders. (cancer.ca)
  • basophils express beta 1, beta 2, and beta 7 integrins along with sialylated surface ligands that may interact with the endothelium during basophil recruitment responses. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • Double labelling with monoclonal antibodies anti?CD63?PE and anti?IgE FITC was used. (cun.es)
  • Basophils and eosinophils play a role in the body's response to allergens and parasitic organisms. (brighthub.com)
  • The fact that this research showed that microdoses could act on basophils, a component of the body's allergic response, added support to previous research published in the Lancet (October 18, 1986) which showed that homeopathically prepared microdoses could reduce symptoms in hay fever sufferers. (homeopathic.com)
  • An antibody is specific to an antigen and inactivates it. (brainscape.com)
  • Like all circulating granulocytes, basophils can be recruited out of the blood into a tissue when needed. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • Although some liver basophils from naive mice express GFP, Nb infection enhanced GFP expression and increased the number of tissue basophils. (rupress.org)
  • [7] Soluble antibodies are released into the blood and tissue fluids, as well as many secretions to continue to survey for invading microorganisms. (wikipedia.org)
  • The various immune mechanisms involved in the production of tissue damage have been classified, by Gell and Coombs2, into four distinct types, three types are antibody mediated and one is cell mediated. (positivehealth.com)
  • By immunoperoxidase test, this antibody stained specifically the tumor cell membrane in frozen tissue sections of breast and ovarian tumors indicating overexpression of the C-erbB-2 product. (iospress.com)
  • 1999) The monoclonal antibody 97A6 defines a novel surface antigen expressed on human basophils and their multipotent and unipotent progenitors. (miltenyibiotec.com)
  • The present invention relates to a monoclonal antibody designated STRO-4 which specifically binds human and ovine HSP-90beta and its use for enriching. (patents.com)
  • Basophils release chemicals such as histamine that cause an inflammatory response. (ehow.co.uk)
  • The immune processes of allergy usually rely on the production of IgE antibodies specific to common allergens. (mja.com.au)
  • The anti-PD-1 antibody molecules can be used to treat, prevent and/or diagnose cancerous or. (patents.com)
  • Antibodies from the clones were obtained as soluble individual molecules and their binding activities were confirmed in ELISA. (iospress.com)
  • Antigen-antibody binding results in activation of the complement cascade (an enzymic system in the blood), causing destruction of the antigen and damage to tissues. (positivehealth.com)
  • A form of fluorescent antibody technique commonly used to detect serum antibodies and immune complexes in tissues and microorganisms in specimens from patients with infectious diseases. (labome.org)
  • Human basophils have long been thought to play a major role in allergy. (jimmunol.org)
  • Supporting their contribution in allergy, basophils were found at sites of allergic inflammation, where they displayed an activated phenotype in asthma ( 2 ) or atopic dermatitis ( 3 ) patients. (jimmunol.org)
  • The basophil activation test is a particularly useful technique in the diagnosis of patients with IgE?mediated allergy to betalactams and allows the identification of 50% of patients. (cun.es)
  • a novel basophil-activation marker. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • Systemic activation of basophils and eosinophils: markers and consequences. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • FcγR therefore function as a regulatory module, made of two subunits with antagonistic properties, that prevents IgG-induced and controls IgE-induced basophil activation in both mice and humans. (jimmunol.org)
  • This study aimed to investigate the role of basophil activation in the development of SLE based on studies in patients with SLE and spontaneous lupus-prone MRL- lpr/lpr mice. (frontiersin.org)
  • The decreased numbers and an increased activation of peripheral basophils were found to be correlated with increased autoantibody production and disease activity in patients with SLE. (frontiersin.org)
  • The decrease of peripheral basophils in patients with SLE might be due to their migration to lymph nodes post their activation mediated by (autoreactive) IgE as supported by their increased CD62L and CCR7 expressions and accumulation in the lymph nodes of MRL- lpr/lpr mice. (frontiersin.org)
  • Furthermore, an increased activation of peripheral basophils was identified in MRL- lpr/lpr mice. (frontiersin.org)
  • These finding suggest that basophil activation-dependent autoantibody and IL-17 production may constitute a critical pathogenic mechanism in SLE. (frontiersin.org)
  • In paper I, we developed a novel microfluidic immunoaffinity-based basophil activation test (miBAT) assay to investigate whether it was possible to capture and activate basophils from whole blood in a microfluidic chip. (kth.se)
  • In paper III, we studied basophil adhesion and activation to better understand both basophil function as well as the effect that basophil capture and stimulation in a microfluidic chip has on the cell. (kth.se)
  • The basophil capture in a microfluidic chip could potentially mimic basophil adhesion to the endothelium and was therefore of interest due to the elevated background activation seen in unstimulated basophils captured in a microfluidic chip, reported in paper I and II. (kth.se)
  • In conclusion, we have developed a novel microfluidic-based technique (miBAT) able to detect basophil activation (CD63-expression) using allergens in allergic patients. (kth.se)
  • Basophil activation in unfractionated samples such as PBMC (note basophils are less dense than Ficoll) or whole blood can be measured by changes in the expression of cell surface markers or even intracellular events (e.g. phosphorylation, oxidative burst, calcium flux) by flow cytometry. (openwetware.org)
  • Basophil activation in unfractionated samples such as whole blood can be measured by changes in the expression of cell surface markers or even intracellular events (e.g. phosphorylation, oxidative burst, calcium flux) by flow cytometry. (openwetware.org)
  • [6] In most cases, interaction of the B cell with a T helper cell is necessary to produce full activation of the B cell and, therefore, antibody generation following antigen binding. (wikipedia.org)
  • The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability of one such diagnostic, the basophil activation test. (ingentaconnect.com)
  • We hypothesized that basophil sensitivity, measured through the basophil activation test, would decrease during SCIT up dosing. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The basophil activation test (BAT) is an increasingly attractive method of assessing a type I allergic response [ 6 ]. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The Flow CAST ® is intended for the determination of basophil activation in patient whole blood samples by flow cytometry. (buhlmannlabs.ch)
  • Our unique marker combination - CCR3 and CD63 - combines the simple gating properties for basophil detection by CCR3 with the solid application of the proven activation marker CD63 in one. (buhlmannlabs.ch)
  • An agent that binds specifically to an antibody but may not evoke the immune response. (angelfire.com)
  • TLR4 on basophils may be involved in the pathogenesis of infection-induced exacerbation of allergic inflammation by modulating basophil functions. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • Thus, IgE-induced chronic inflammation was abrogated in the absence of basophils ( 4 , 5 ). (jimmunol.org)
  • During the investigation to exclude autoimmune muscular inflammation, high titers of antinuclear antibody were detected. (hindawi.com)
  • Hemopoietic progenitors: the role of eosoinophil-basophil progenitors in allergic airway inflammation. (mcmaster.ca)
  • Basophils contain anticoagulant heparin , which prevents blood from clotting too quickly. (wikipedia.org)
  • When activated, basophils degranulate to release histamine , proteoglycans (e.g. heparin and chondroitin ), and proteolytic enzymes (e.g. elastase and lysophospholipase ). (wikipedia.org)
  • This suggests that basophils may play a role in the immune response to these viruses. (wikipedia.org)
  • Like eosinophils , basophils play a role in both parasitic infections and allergies. (wikipedia.org)
  • See commentary " Mice that "conditionally" lack basophils, AT LAST " on page 2648. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Contrasting with the in vivo roles of human basophils, which can be primarily documented with correlations, the in vivo roles of mouse basophils can be investigated experimentally in wild-type (wt) mice, the basophils of which were depleted by appropriate Abs, or in genetically-modified mice that lack basophils. (jimmunol.org)
  • the first lineage-specific differentiation marker for mouse basophils. (antibodybeyond.com)
  • Here, we show that HDM inhalation leads to the TLR4/MyD88-dependent recruitment of IL-4 competent basophils and eosinophils, and of inflammatory DCs to the draining mediastinal nodes. (rupress.org)
  • Inflammatory DCs were necessary and sufficient for induction of Th2 immunity and features of asthma, whereas basophils were not required. (rupress.org)
  • People with inflammatory disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis or ulcerative colitis, may also have high basophil counts. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Basophils appear in many specific kinds of inflammatory reactions, particularly those that cause allergic symptoms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Basophils circulate in the blood and initiate the inflammatory response. (healthcommunities.com)
  • The assay is based on five color-coded fluorescent beads which are individually coupled with monoclonal antibodies specific for one of the cytokines. (cornell.edu)
  • selectively reacts with human basophils was used to label basophils in normal and leukaemic haemopoietic samples. (antibodybeyond.com)