basophil


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basophil

[′bās·ə‚fil]
(histology)
A white blood cell with granules that stain with basic dyes and are water-soluble.
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RMS occurs due to the release of histamine from degranulated mast cells and basophils.
A passive serum basophil histamine release assay is a marker for cyclosporine-responslveness in patients with chronic spontaneous urticaria.
Although a specific underlying biological mechanism for this reciprocal effect is not revealed by our analyses, these two cell types differentiate from a common progenitor, and growth factors have been identified that induce selective commitment of this progenitor to the basophil versus eosinophil lineage (Ohmori et al.
The observed significant increase in neutrophil, basophil, eosinophil and monocytes throughout the duration of exposure may have been provoked by the stress imposed by aluminium phosphide on the fish.
In the finisher phase of this study ESR, MCV, basophil and eosinophil were influenced by the dietary treatment as seen in Table 5.
Contrary to Benez (2001), who only observed basophils with clear blue nucleus in birds in general, the basophil nucleus observed in rhea blood smears in this study not only had blue coloration but also had more acidophilic nuclei with a pink tone.
Our study results show significant differences in MCHC values, WBC counts, and monocyte, and basophil values between the groups (<400 g and >400 g).
These trends were also noted in the corresponding relative neutrophil, lymphocyte, monocyte, eosinophil and basophil percentage values.
Furthermore hematocrit and hemoglobin values and eosinophil and basophil counts of the CSFP patients were significantly elevated compared to the values obtained in the control group (p=0.
In allergic diseases, omalizumab is thought to interfere with allergen-induced mast cells and basophil activation.
When an allergic individual consumes peanuts, epitopes, the part of an antigen that is recognized by our immune system, on peanut proteins bind and cross-link peanut-specific IgE, a class of antibody, on mast cell and basophil surfaces.