|[Frontiers in Bioscience 2, d78-87, February 15, 1997]|
MAST CELLS AS MODULATORS OF HOST DEFENSE IN THE LUNG|
Soman N. Abraham, Krishnan Thankavel and Ravi Malaviya
Departments of Pathology and Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. MO 63110.
Received 2/5/97; Accepted 2/12/97; On-line 2/15/97
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Key words: Mast cells, Bacteria, Inflammation, Immunity, Infectious diseases