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Descriptor English: Histamine Release
Descriptor Spanish: Liberación de Histamina
Descriptor Portuguese: Liberação de Histamina
Descriptor French: Libération d'histamine
Entry term(s): Histamine Liberation
Histamine Liberations
Histamine Releases
Tree number(s): G12.350
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006636
Scope note: 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.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 96; was HISTAMINE LIBERATION 1963-95
History Note: 96; was HISTAMINE LIBERATION 1963-95
Related: p-Methoxy-N-methylphenethylamine MeSH
DeCS ID: 6795
Unique ID: D006636
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Date Established: 1996/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Histamine Release - Preferred
Concept UI M0010397
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Histamine Release
Entry term(s) Histamine Liberation
Histamine Liberations
Histamine Releases



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