[Molecular imaging of histamine receptors in the human brain].

  title={[Molecular imaging of histamine receptors in the human brain].},
  author={Manabu Tashiro and Kazuhiko Yanai},
  journal={Brain and nerve = Shinkei kenkyu no shinpo},
  volume={59 3},
Brain histamine is involved in a wide range of physiological functions such as regulation of sleep-wake cycle, arousal, appetite control, cognition, learning and memory mainly through the 4 receptor subtypes: H1, H2, H3 and H4. Neurons producing histamine, histaminergic neurons, are exclusively located in the tuberomammillary nucleus of the posterior hypothalamus and are transmitting histamine to almost all regions of the brain. Roles of brain histamine have been studied using animals including… CONTINUE READING