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Elife. 2013 Apr 30;2:e00767. doi: 10.7554/eLife.00767.

Unmasking the role of mast cells in dengue.

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is at the Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Research Unit , Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University , Bangkok , Thailand panisadee.avi@mahidol.ac.th.

Abstract

Immune cells called mast cells can hinder rather than help the body's response to dengue virus, which suggests that mast cell products could be used as biomarkers to identify severe forms of the disease.

KEYWORDS:

Human; Mouse; Viruses; chymase; dengue virus; infectious disease; leukotrienes; mast cell; vascular leakage

PMID:
23638302
PMCID:
PMC3639506
DOI:
10.7554/eLife.00767
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