cutaneous anaphylaxis


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Related to cutaneous anaphylaxis: Passive transfer anaphylaxis, acquired anaphylaxis

cutaneous anaphylaxis

[kyü′tā·nē·əs an·ə·fə′lak·səs]
(immunology)
Hypersensitivity that is marked by an intense skin reaction following parenteral contact with a sensitizing agent.
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Anti-allergic activity of CXT was evaluated by passive cutaneous anaphylaxis test (PCA); acetic acid-induced writhing test was used to evaluate the analgesic effect of CXT ; acetic acid-induced vascular permeability test was performed to evaluate the anti-inflammatory effect of CXT.
It has been established that anti-IgE antibody induces passive cutaneous anaphylaxis (PCA) as a typical in vivo model for immediate hypersensitivity in anaphylactic reactions.
We reveal for the first time that rottlerin prevented passive cutaneous anaphylaxis (PCA) and passive systemic anaphylaxis (PSA) in mice, ovalbumin (OVA)-induced anaphylactic contraction of bronchial rings from guinea pigs, and IgE-induced mast cell degranulation, probably via inhibition of the activation of PLC[gamma]l and Akt, and reduction of the levels of [IP.
Key words: allergic potential, Brown Norway rats, challenge effects, egg-white proteins, food allergy, food proteins, IgE, milk proteins, oral sensitization, ovalbumin, passive cutaneous anaphylaxis.
Oral administration of scoparone inhibited passive cutaneous anaphylaxis in rats.

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