Eosinophil purification from human bone marrow

Tina W. Wong, Diane F. Jelinek

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Eosinophils are innate immune cells that are best known for their involvement in host defense against parasitic infections and in asthma and allergic diseases. In vitro characterization of the function of human eosinophils has traditionally relied on the purification of these cells from the peripheral blood as reviewed in Chapter 2. Here, we describe a newly developed protocol for the purification of eosinophils from human bone marrow.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEosinophils
Subtitle of host publicationMethods and Protocols
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9781493910151
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
ISSN (Print)1064-3745



  • Bone marrow eosinophils
  • Cell isolation
  • Human bone marrow
  • Purification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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Wong, T. W., & Jelinek, D. F. (2014). Eosinophil purification from human bone marrow. In Eosinophils: Methods and Protocols (pp. 21-27). (Methods in Molecular Biology; Vol. 1178). Humana Press Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-1016-8_3