Histamine is a biogenic amine chemical involved in local immune responses as well as regulating physiological function in the gut and acting as a neurotransmitter.
The human body heals wounds or detoxifies harmful substances like histamine with the help of a group of enzymes called copper amine oxidases.
Mast cells, which are part of the immune system, are still a puzzle. Mast cells function as a sensor that signifies the animals to avert antigens, including harmful allergens, and thus safeguard themselves from health-threatening inflammatory reactions, according to researchers at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ). The research was published in the journal Nature.
New research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that treatment with antihistamines, a commonly used allergy medication, was associated with improved responses to immune checkpoint inhibitors.
In order to fight pathogens, mast cells regulate inflammatory reactions of the immune system.
For people buying food products, there is no way to determine the safety and quality of food that is delivered to their plates by existing distribution systems.
Allergy is one of the most common diseases in Europe, it is estimated that more than 150 million Europeans suffer from recurring allergies and by 2025 this could have increased to half of the entire European population.
Gastric cancer is one of the major causes of cancer-related mortality around the world. It is known for its potential to spread across the peritoneal cavity.
Uppsala University scientists have reported that they have developed a new way to predict how unique molecules that can be employed in novel immunotherapy.
Scientists have described a potential new therapeutic strategy for slowing down early-stage Huntington's disease in a new study published today in eLife.
Scientists at Aarhus University have described the structure of an IgE antibody for the very first time.