Y Okayama

Summary

Affiliation: Gunma University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Activation of eosinophils with cytokines produced by lung mast cells
    Y Okayama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Gunma University, School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 114:75-7. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Human skin mast cells produce TNF-alpha by substance P
    Y Okayama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 117:48-51. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Human lung mast cells are enriched in the capacity to produce granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor in response to IgE-dependent stimulation
    Y Okayama
    The First Department of Internal Medicine, Gunma University Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Eur J Immunol 28:708-15. 1998

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Publications3

  1. ncbi request reprint Activation of eosinophils with cytokines produced by lung mast cells
    Y Okayama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Gunma University, School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 114:75-7. 1997
    ..6 pg (158.7-3,652) of GM-CSF and 735 pg (< 10-2,750) of IL-5 24 h after activation with SCF and anti-IgE. These findings indicate that the human mast cells may contribute to the chronicity of tissue inflammation...
  2. ncbi request reprint Human skin mast cells produce TNF-alpha by substance P
    Y Okayama
    First Department of Internal Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 117:48-51. 1998
    ..These findings demonstrate the capacity of human skin mast cells to transcribe IL-4, IL-5 and TNF-alpha by immunological activation and to transcribe and release TNF-alpha by substance P...
  3. ncbi request reprint Human lung mast cells are enriched in the capacity to produce granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor in response to IgE-dependent stimulation
    Y Okayama
    The First Department of Internal Medicine, Gunma University Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, Maebashi, Japan
    Eur J Immunol 28:708-15. 1998
    ..These findings indicate that human mast cells are an important cellular source of GM-CSF and as such may contribute to chronic eosinophil-mediated inflammation...