what is mast cell?

Asked by aayushibansal1993 | 10th Jul, 2008, 10:41: PM

Expert Answer:

Mast cells is a specialized granulocyte cell found in tissues. Mast cells are present in most body tissues, but are particularly numerous in connective tissue. They play an important role in the body's allergic response. During such allergic reations, they release chemicals such as histamine and heparin.

Answered by  | 11th Jul, 2008, 08:43: AM

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