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Term:
mast cell activation involved in immune response (GO:0002279)
Annotations: Rat: (57) Mouse: (50) Human: (50) Chinchilla: (48) Bonobo: (48) Dog: (20) Squirrel: (47) Pig: (25)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
basophil activation involved in immune response +   
eosinophil activation involved in immune response +   
macrophage activation involved in immune response +   
mast cell activation involved in immune response +   
The change in morphology and behavior of a mast cell resulting from exposure to a cytokine, chemokine, soluble factor, or to (at least in mammals) an antigen which the mast cell has specifically bound via IgE bound to Fc-epsilonRI receptors, leading to the initiation or perpetuation of an immune response.
monocyte activation involved in immune response  
myeloid dendritic cell activation involved in immune response +   
negative regulation of mast cell activation +   
neutrophil activation involved in immune response +   
positive regulation of mast cell activation +   
regulation of mast cell activation +   

Synonyms
Related Synonyms: mast cell activation during immune response
Definition Sources: GOC:add, ISBN:0781735149

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