Chapter 27. Histamine and Nerves

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and
  2. Cecilia M. O'Connor B.Sc.
  1. U.S. von Euler

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470718957.ch27

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Histamine

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Histamine

How to Cite

von Euler, U.S. (1956) Histamine and Nerves, 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.ch27

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722381

Online ISBN: 9780470718957



  • histamine;
  • nerves;
  • postganglionic sympathetic fibres;
  • adrenergic fibres;
  • adrenergic transmitter


This Chapter Contains Section Title:

  • Histamine Content of Various Nerves

  • Relationship of Histamine Content in Nerve and Organ

  • Histamine in Organs After Sympathetic Nerve Section

  • Correlation Between Histamine and Noradrenaline Content in Nerves

  • Release of Histamine from Nerves in Vitro

  • Lack of Evidence for Release of Histamine from Sympathetic Nerves in Vivo

  • Nature of Histamine-Like Substance in Nerves

  • Histamine in Nerves and Histaminergic Nerves

  • References