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Review
. 2018 Oct;80(4):e13002.
doi: 10.1111/aji.13002. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Mast cells-Good Guys With a Bad Image?

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Mast cells-Good Guys With a Bad Image?

Nicole Meyer et al. Am J Reprod Immunol. .

Abstract

Mast cells (MCs) are most known because of their prominent role in allergy. In the last years, however, it has become clear that they have pleiotropic functions and a high adaptability to the milieu. This review focuses on negative and positive roles of MCs within the body with particular emphasis on their participation in reproductive processes.

Keywords: MC-associated diseases; angiogenesis; mast cells; reproduction; tissue remodeling.

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