Advances in mechanisms of allergy

J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 May;113(5):868-75. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2004.02.016.


This review summarizes selected Mechanisms of Allergy articles appearing between 2002 and 2003 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Articles chosen include those dealing with human airways disease pathophysiology, pharmacology, cell biology, cell recruitment, and genetics, as well as information from allergen challenge models in both human and nonhuman systems. When appropriate, articles from other journals have been included to supplement the topics being presented.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Basophils / immunology
  • Eosinophils / immunology
  • Humans
  • Hypersensitivity / etiology*
  • Hypersensitivity / physiopathology
  • Hypersensitivity / prevention & control
  • Inflammation / etiology
  • Mast Cells / immunology
  • Respiratory System / immunology
  • Respiratory Tract Infections / complications