Title : alpha-Melanocyte stimulating hormone acts as a selective inducer of secretory functions in human mast cells.

Pub. Date : 2000 Nov 11

PMID : 11071848






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1 Picomolar concentrations of alpha-MSH induced a dose-dependent release of histamine from isolated human skin mast cells and from skin punch biopsies. Histamine proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens
2 These results suggest that alpha-MSH may selectively induce acute inflammatory effects via secretion of histamine. Histamine proopiomelanocortin Homo sapiens