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Histamine release

Histamine release

The secretion of histamine from mast cell and basophil granules by exocytosis. This can be initiated by a number of factors, all of which involve binding of ige, cross-linked by antigen, to the mast cell or basophils fc receptors. Once released, histamine binds to a number of different target cell receptors and exerts a wide variety of effects.


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... because the reason for those is quite likely just a side effect of the release of histamine and other such cellular mediators - and in any case the etiology of the problem is ...

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by biohazard
Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:10 am
 
Forum: Evolution
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... for the post of Schemann's theory - very interesting. To me, the term 'histamine release' certainly suggests that the body is trying to 'attack' something it doesn't like. ...

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by aussiej
Sun Sep 05, 2010 1:22 am
 
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... from a neighboring cell; the pathways are complex.) This triggers the release of a phospholipase at the cell membrane. The phospholipase travels ... inflammatory substances usually stop this biosynthesis other few lower histamine levels or inhibit cyclooxygenase (COX) and lipoxygenase (LOX), ...

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by jwalin
Mon Jan 18, 2010 9:56 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: molecular mechanism of inflammation
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ECLs are cells of the fundus of the stomach. They contain high amount of histamine and release it in order to activate the acid-producing parietal cells

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by joodi
Sat Mar 21, 2009 9:03 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
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... cAMP levels) to increase acid in the stomach... Gastrin also increases histamine release which binds to (CCK-2) receptors, which also increase activity of the proton pump (bind ...

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by Revenged
Sat Sep 15, 2007 10:45 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
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