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Flux change in basophil membrane is not the main pathogenesis for hypersensitivity

Authors Viroj Wiwanitkit

Published Date January 2007 Volume 2007:2(4) Pages 663—665

DOI http://dx.doi.org/

Published 25 January 2007

Viroj Wiwanitkit

Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Abstract: The oxidation process is one of the most important natural processes. Oxidative change in hypersensitivity is believed to be an important process in the pathogenesis. However, the clear explanation on the transmembrane flux change of basophil and its correlation to hypersensitivity pathogenesis has never been reported. Here, the author determines the transmembrane oxidation flux in basophil. The simulation test to determine the oxidation flux change based on nanomedicine technique is used. Of interest, no change of flux can be detected. Therefore, this work can support the finding that the oxidation flux change is not an important part in the pathogenesis of basophil-related hypersensitivity.

Keywords: oxidation, basophil, flux, nanomedicine

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