[Histamine receptors in the female reproductive system. Part I. Role of the mast cells and histamine in female reproductive system].


Histamine isolated from many different tissues, acts via three types of histamine receptors: H1, H2 and H3. In peripheral tissues histamine is mainly stored in mast cells (MC). Presence of mast cells was proved also in mammals' uteri. In human uterus the majority of mast cells are located close to smooth muscle cells. It might indicate that MC plays a role… (More)


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