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Histamine Release

"Histamine Release" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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 basophil's Fc receptors. Once released, histamine binds to a number of different target cell receptors and exerts a wide variety of effects.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Histamine Release" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Histamine Release" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 73 publications over 23 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 1996
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