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Allergic reaction includes the degranulation process, shown here

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    • Allergy Degranulation Process
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      • Activated mast cells go through a process called degranulation. They release histamine and other chemicals causing inflammation.
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      • The antigen floats around the body …
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      • IgE antibod ies find allergen and attach themselves to it.
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      • IgE binds to IgE receptors on surface of mast cells (a type of immune cell)
      • This is a kind of FC receptor.
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      • Stored mediators (4) such as histamine, proteases, chemokines and heparine are released from granules (5)
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      • N ewly formed mediators also released (prostaglandins, leukotrienes, thromboxanes amd PAF)
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      • Produced by Allergy-Details.com
      • Material from Wikipedia
      • Image by Paweł Kuźniar