histamine release mechanism

Histamine: role and actions

Histamine, which means ’tissue amine’ (histos—tissue), an autacoid, found in universally all animal tissues. Histamine is mostly found in mast cell storage granules. Histamine produced by non-mast cells can be found in the brain, gastric mucosa, epidermis, and growing regions. Mast cell histamine turnover is sluggish, whereas non-mast cell histamine turnover is rapid. Blood, most […]

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