Chemical Name: 2-(4-Imidazolyl)ethylamine dihydrochloride
Biological ActivityHistamine dihydrochloride is an endogenous agonist at histamine receptors (H1-4). Released from mast cells and basophils and exhibits inflammatory, vasodilatory and bronchoconstrictory activity. Stimulates gastric acid secretion and acts as a neurotransmitter in vivo.
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International union of pharmacology. XIII. Classification of histamine receptors.
Hill et al.
The role of histamine H1 and H4 receptors in allergic inflammation: the search for new antihistamines.
Thurmond et al.
Nat.Rev.Drug Discov., 2008;7:41
Histamine and histamine intolerance.
Maintz and Novak
Citations for Histamine dihydrochloride
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Bone Marrow Myeloid Cells Regulate Myeloid-Biased Hematopoietic Stem Cells via a Histamine-Dependent Feedback Loop.
Authors: Chen Et al.
Cell Stem Cell 2017;21:747
Pronociceptive and Antinociceptive Effects of Bupren. in the Spinal Cord Dorsal Horn Cover a Dose Range of Four Orders of Magnitude.
Authors: Gerhold Et al.
J Neurosci 2015;35:9580
Hippocampal-Dependent Antidepressant Action of the H3 Receptor Antagonist Clobenpropit in a Rat Model of Depression.
Authors: Femenia Et al.
Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 2015;18
Gαq/11-mediated intracellular calcium responses to retrograde flow in endothelial cells.
Authors: Melchior and Frangos
Acta Pharmacol Sin 2012;303:C467
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EA.hy926 cells were loaded with cytosolic Ca2+ sensitive dye, Fura-2AM in normal tyrode solution for 40 min and excited alternately at 340 and 380 nm and fluorescence was captured at 510 nm. ER Ca2+ store was depleted with 100 µM histamine in 0.1 mM EGTA-tyrode solution, resulting in transient cytosolic Ca2+ peak.