Chapter 41. Is Histaminase Identical with Diamine Oxidase?

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and
  2. Cecilia M. O'Connor B.Sc.
  1. R. Kapeller-Adler

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470718957.ch41

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Histamine

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Histamine

How to Cite

Kapeller-Adler, R. (1956) Is Histaminase Identical with Diamine Oxidase?, 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.ch41

Author Information

  1. Department of Clinical Chemistry, Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722381

Online ISBN: 9780470718957



  • histaminase;
  • diamine oxidase;
  • primary reaction attacks histamine;
  • enzymatic activity;
  • enzymatic attack


This Chapter Contains Section Title:

  • Relative rates of enzymatic attack on various substrates

  • Competition experiments with various substrate mixtures

  • Inhibitors and activators

  • Distribution in various biological forms

  • References

  • Discussion