In vitro differentiation of near-unlimited numbers of functional mouse basophils using conditional Hoxb8
U Gurzeler, T Rabachini, CA Dahinden, M Salmanidis, G Brumatti, PG Ekert, N Echeverry, D Bachmann, HU Simon, T Kaufmann
Allergy | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2013
Awarded by Swiss National Science Foundation
Awarded by 3R Research Foundation Switzerland
We thank Barbara Geering for discussions and critical comments on the manuscript; Andrea Kaufmann and the FACS sorting facility of the Department of Clinical Research, University of Bern, for expert technical assistance; John Silke (Melbourne, AU) for the lentiviral inducible system; and Andreas Strasser, David Huang, Lorraine O'Reilly (all Melbourne, AU), Gunnar Nilsson (Stockholm, SE), Georg Hacker (Munich, DE), Christoph Borner (Freiburg, DE), Shida Yousefi, and Nadia Corazza (all Bern, CH), for mice, antibodies, and reagents. This study was supported by grants to TK form the Swiss National Science Foundation (PP0033_119203) and the 3R Research Foundation Switzerland (3R-127-11).