Histamine: new thoughts about a familiar mediator.

@article{Jones2011HistamineNT,
  title={Histamine: new thoughts about a familiar mediator.},
  author={Bridgette L Jones and Gregory L. Kearns},
  journal={Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics},
  year={2011},
  volume={89 2},
  pages={
          189-97
        }
}
Any health-care provider knows that the sneezing, wheezing, and itching that are commonplace most often involve a small molecule, namely, histamine. In addition to its inherent physiologic role, this seemingly small "actor" is of profound historical and fiscal significance. This is evidenced in part by the awarding of the 1936 Nobel Prize in physiology or Medicine to Sir Henry Hallett Dale and Dr Otto Loewi who discovered the actions of histamine and the 1957 Nobel Prize in physiology or… CONTINUE READING
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