Table I.

Solid phase, but not soluble, SCF induces eotaxin in mast cells

GroupEotaxin
Mast cells<50 pg/ml
Mast cells+ SCF (10 ng/ml)<50 pg/ml
Mast cells+ SCF (50 ng/ml)<50 pg/ml
Mast cells+ SCF-coated plates5.75 ± 2.7 ng/ml
Mast cells+ SCF-coated plates + soluble SCF (10 ng/ml)<50 pg/ml
Mast cells+ IgE+ Ag<50 pg/ml
Mast cells+ 48/80<50 pg/ml