Histamine in Normal and Malignant Cell Proliferation

  • Andras Falus
  • Zoltán Pós
  • Zsuzsanna Darvas
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 709)


Histamine is a biogenic amine widely distributed throughout the body. Given the observations that histamine can be induced and made available in an unstored diffusible form in tissues undergoing rapid growth (such as tumors and regenerating liver), it could have a role beyond inflammatory and allergic responses.


Mast Cell Mammary Gland Histamine Receptor Histamine Content Histidine Decarboxylase 
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  1. 1.Department of Genetics, Cell- and ImmunobiologySemmelweis UniversityBudapestHungary

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