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Encyclopedic Reference of Molecular Pharmacology by Stefan Offermanns, Walter Rosenthal

By Stefan Offermanns, Walter Rosenthal

This complete encyclopedic reference offers swift entry to centred info on molecular pharmacology for learn scientists, clinicians and complex scholars. With the A-Z structure of round 2000 entries, approximately 2 hundred authors offer an entire connection with the realm of molecular pharmacology. The booklet combines the information of vintage pharmacology describing drug motion in addition to the newer process of the right research of the molecular mechanisms through which medications exert their results. brief key-phrase entries outline universal acronyms, phrases and words. moreover, certain essays offer in-depth info on medicines, mobile methods, molecular objectives, thoughts, molecular mechanisms and normal rules.

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IgE binds with high affinity to receptors (Fcε-receptors) that are present on basophilic granulocytes and most prominently on the closely related mast cells. These cells thus acquire a “borrowed” (as it is, of course, synthesized by B-lymphocytes) allergen specific receptor, which can persist on these cells for long periods, at least several months, perhaps years. e. sensitized to an allergen without exhibiting any clinical symptoms and without knowing it. Upon re-exposure to this specific allergen, the mast cells (and the other IgE bearing cells) can immediately recognize the allergen with its IgE antibodies.

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