Chapter 13. Histamine Release by Long Chain Molecules

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and
  2. Cecilia M. O'Connor B.Sc.
  1. B.N. Halpern

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470718957.ch13

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Histamine

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Histamine

How to Cite

Halpern, B.N. (1956) Histamine Release by Long Chain Molecules, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Histamine (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and C. M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470718957.ch13

Author Information

  1. Centre de Recherches de l'Hǒpital Broussais, Association Claude Bernard, Paris

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1956

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722381

Online ISBN: 9780470718957



  • histamine release;
  • long chain molecules;
  • natural polymers;
  • synthetic polymers;
  • molecular size


This Chapter Contains Section Title:

  • Experimental Syndromes Produced by Macromolecular Polymers

  • Relation Between the Molecular Weight of Dextran Polymers and Their Histamine-Releasing Ability

  • The Action of Synthetic Antihistamines on the Experimental Syndrome Produced by Macro-Molecular Polymers.

  • Adrenalectomized Rats

  • Action of Antihistamines on the Disorders Produced by PVP in Dogs

  • Mechanism of Release of Histamine by Macromolecular Polymers

  • Action of Adrenocortical Hormones on the Biogenesis of Histamine

  • Action of Cortisone on the Resynthesis of Skin Histamine After its Depletion by Dextran

  • Summary

  • References