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Devavani Chatterjea

Macalester College
Biology
651 696 6621
chatterjead@macalester.edu
Mast cells: unexpected sentinels of pain
We have established murine models of mast cell-dependent thermal pain in our laboratory. Our studies characterize a novel area of function for mast cells - generally known for their functions in allergy and hypersensitivity reactions - that bridge their protective and pathological roles in physiological processes.
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