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selected literature on mast cells    
  • Mast cell mediators in allergic inflammation and mastocytosis.
    Castells M. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 2006;26:465-85 PMID: 16931289
  • Mast cells and autoimmunity.
    Rottem M, Mekori YA. Autoimmun Rev 2005;4:21-7. PMID: 15652775
  • Critical role of mast cells in inflammatory diseases and the effect of acute stress.
    Theoharides TC, Cochrane DE. J Neuroimmunol. 2004 Jan;146(1-2):1-12. PMID: 14698841
  • Mast cell involvement in interstitial cystitis: a review of human and experimental evidence.
    Theoharides TC, Kempuraj D, Sant DR. Urology 2001;57(6 Suppl 1):47-55. PMID: 11378050
  • Subtypes of bladder mast cells in interstitial cystitis.
    Yamada T, Murayama T, Mita H, Akiyama K. Int J Urol. 2000 Aug;7(8):292-7. PMID: 10976817
  • Recruitment, distribution and phenotypes of mast cells in interstitial cystitis.
    Peeker R, Enerback L, Fall M, Aldenborg F. J Urol. 2000 Mar;163(3):1009-15. PMID: 10688040
  • Altered expression of bladder mast cell growth factor receptor (c-kit) in interstitial cystitis.
    Pang X, Sant G, Theoharides TC. Urology. 1998 Jun;51(6):939-44. PMID: 9609630
  • Interstitial cystitis and bladder mastocytosis in a woman with chronic urticaria.
    Sant GR, Theohardies TC, Letourneau R, Gelfand J. Scand J Urol Nephrol. 1997 Oct;31(5):497-500. PMID: 9406315
  • Mast cells and nerve fibers in interstitial cystitis (IC): an algorithm for histologic diagnosis via quantitative image analysis and morphometry (QIAM).
    Hofmeister MA, He F, Ratliff TL, Mahoney T, Becich MJ. Urology. 1997 May;49(5A Suppl):41-7. PMID: 9146000
  • Stress-induced bladder mast cell activation: implication for interstitial cystitis.
    Spanos C, Pang X, Ligris K, Letourneau R, Alferes L, Alexacos N, Sant GR, Theoharides TC. J Urol. 1997 Feb;157(2):669-72. PMID: 8996395
  • Intragranular activation of mast cells and their association with nerve processes in interstitial cystitis.
    Letourneau R, Pang X, Sant GR, Theoharides TC. Br J Urol. 1996 Jan ;77(1) :41-54. PMID : 8653316
  • Elevated mast cell tryptase in the urine of patients with interstitial cystitis.
    Boucher W, el-Mansoury M, Pang X, Sant GR, Theoharides TC. Br J Urol. 1995 Jul;76(1):94-100. PMID: 7648070
  • Activation of bladder mast cells in interstitial cystitis: a light and electron microscopic study.
    Theoharides TC, Sant GR, el-Mansoury M, Letourneau R, Uccu AA Jr, Meares EM Jr. J Urol. 1995 Mar;153(3 Pt 1):629-36. PMID: 7861501
  • Bladder mast cell expression of high affinity oestrogen receptors in patients with interstitial cystitis.
    Pang X, Cotreau-Bibbo MM, Sant GR, Theoharides TC. Br J Urol. 1995 Feb;75(2):154-61. PMID: 7850318
  • Interstitial cystitis: correlation with nerve fibres, mast cells and histamine.
    Lundeberg T, Liedberg H, Nordling L, Theodorsson E, Owzarski A, Ekman P. Br J Urol. 1993 Apr;71(4):427-9. PMID: 8499987
  • Activation of mast cells in interstitial cystitis.
    Letourneau R, Sant GR, el-Mansoury M, Theoharides TC. Int J Tissue React. 1992 ;14(6) :307-12. PMID : 1306530
  • Characteristics of mast cells in normal bladder, bacterial cystitis and interstitial cystitis.
    Christmas TJ, Rode J. Br J Urol. 1991 Nov;68(5):473-8. PMID: 1720992
  • Increased mast cells of the bladder in suspected cases of interstitial cystitis: a possible disease marker.
    Feltis JT, Perez-Marrero R, Emerson LE. J Urol. 1987 Jul;138(1):42-3. PMID: 3599216
  • Proliferation and transepithelial migration of mucosal mast cells in interstitial cystitis.
    Aldenborg F, Fall M, Enerback L. Immunology 1986;58:411-6. PMID: 3733146
  • Histamine content and mast cell count of detrusor muscle in patient with interstitial cystitis.
    Kastrup J, Hald T, Larsen S, et al. Br J Urol 1983;55:495-500. PMID: 6626895
  • Mast cells in interstitial cystitis.
    Larsen S, Thompson SA, Hald T, et al. Br J Urol 1982 ;54 :283-6. PMID : 7104591
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