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Term:
type I hypersensitivity mediated by mast cells (GO:0002558)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
mast cell degranulation +   
negative regulation of type I hypersensitivity  
positive regulation of type I hypersensitivity  
regulation of type I hypersensitivity +   
type I hypersensitivity mediated by basophils 
type I hypersensitivity mediated by mast cells 
An inflammatory response driven by antigen recognition by antibodies bound to Fc receptors on mast cells, occurring within minutes after exposure of a sensitized individual to the antigen, and leading to the release of a variety of inflammatory mediators such as histamines.

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Definition Sources: GOC:add, ISBN:0781735149

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