Mast Cells and Basophils: Development, Activation and Roles in Allergic / Autoimmune Disease, Number 271
Editors: Derek J. Chadwick (Organizer) and Jamie Goode
This symposium was based on a proposal made by Santa Jeremy Ono.
Santa Jeremy Ono: Chair’s Introduction.
Yukihiko Kitamura MITF and SgIGSF: an essential
transcription factor and its target adhesion molecule for
development and survival of mast cells
Paul J. Bryce, Mendy L. Miller, Ichiro Miyajima, Mindy Tsai,
Stephen J. Galli and Hans C. Oettgen: Immune
sensitization in the skin is enhanced by antigen-independent
effects of IgE on mast cells
Yasuko Furumoto, Gregorio Gomez, Claudia Gonzalez-Espinosa,
Martina Kovarova, Sandra Odom, John J. Ryan and Juan
Rivera: The role of Src family kinases in mast cell effector
Richard L. Stevens, Nasa Morokawa, Jing Wang and
Steven A. Krilis: RasGRP4 in mast-cell signalling and
J. Abramson, E. A. Barbu and I. Pecht: Regulation
of mast cell secretory response to the type I Fce receptor:
inhibitory elements and desensitization
General discussion I.
Toshiaki Kawakami, Jiro Kitaura, Wenbin Xiao and Yuko
Kawakami: IgE regulation of mast cell survival and
See-Ying Tam, Janet Kalesnikoff, Susumu Nakae, Mindy Tsai
and Stephen J. Galli: RabGEF1, a negative regulator of Ras
signalling, mast cell activation and skin inflammation
Masako Toda, Takao Nakamura, Masaharu Ohbayashi, Yoshifumi
Ikeda, Maria Dawson, Ricardo Micheler Richardson, Andrew Alban,
Benjamin Leed, Dai Miyazaki and Santa Jeremy Ono: Role
of CC chemokines and their receptors in multiple aspects of mast
cell biology: comparative protein profiling of FceRI- and/or
CCR1-engaged mast cells using protein chip technology
General discussion II.
Shigeo Koyasu, Akiko Minowa, Yasuo Terauchi, Takashi
Kadowaki and Satoshi Matsuda: The role of
phosphoinositide-3-kinase in mast cell homing to the
K. Frank Austen: The mast cell and the cysteinyl
Silvia Monticelli, K. Mark Ansel, Dong U. Lee and
Anjana Rao: Regulation of gene expression in mast cells:
micro-RNA expression and chromatin structural analysis of cytokine
Cellina Cohen-Saidon and Ehud Razin: The
involvement of Bcl-2 in mast cell apoptosis
General discussion III.
P. A. Nigrovic and D. M. Lee: Mast cells in
autoantibody responses and arthritis
Greg D. Gregory, Allison Bickford, Michaela Robbie-Ryan,
Mindy Tanzola and Melissa A. Brown: MASTering the immune
response: mast cells in autoimmunity
Dean D. Metcalfe: Mastocytosis
Index of Contributors.
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