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Unformatted text preview: in various tissues, mostly the GI tract. Stimulus is interleukin-5. Active in fighting parasites. Asthma may represent an abnormality in the coordination of parasitic attacks. Basophils and Mast Cells Stain with basic dyes, cells maybe derived from same stem cells. Work together against parasitic infection. Basophils circulate and Mast cells are dispersed throughout vascular epithelia. Mast cells have high affinity receptors for IgE. Cells are primary source of histamine....
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- Spring '11
- white blood cell, Mast Cells Stain, Neutrophils Polymorphonuclear Cells