Chapter 14. Histamine Release by Naturally Occurring Substances

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

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470718957.ch14

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Histamine

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Histamine

How to Cite

Rocha, M. and Silva, E. (1956) Histamine Release by Naturally Occurring Substances, 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.ch14

Author Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry and Pharmacodynamics, Institute Biologico, São Paulo, Brazil

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722381

Online ISBN: 9780470718957



  • histamine release;
  • trypsin;
  • denisonia supeyba;
  • naja naja;
  • circulatory systems


This Chapter Contains Section Title:

  • Liberation of Histamine by Trypsin

  • Proteolytic Theory of Histamine Release

  • Release of Histamine by Anaphylatoxin

  • Anaphylatoxin, Histamine Depletion and Skin Reactions in the Rat

  • Conclusions

  • References