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Unformatted text preview: mucous production), leukotrienes (prolonged contractions of smooth muscle) (histamines happen right away and leukotrienes are a delayed response) Hives fluid filled wheals from skin mast cells the mast cells are bound with IgE that responds to allergen Hay Fever upper respiratory mast cell Asthma lower respiratory mast cells cause constriction of smooth muscles in bronchial tubes Anaphylatic shock systemic dilation, causing shock. because all the capillaries are dilated so they become leaky Treatment? Induce different antibody than IgE Try to generate an IgG response (mast cells primarily bind to IgE if available) *Figure 18.3*...
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2010 for the course MCRO 251 taught by Professor Lorrainecramer during the Fall '09 term at UNC.
- Fall '09