Histamine dihydrochloride

Cat. No. 3545

Histamine dihydrochloride C5H9N3.2HCl [56-92-8]

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Chemical Name: 2-(4-Imidazolyl)ethylamine dihydrochloride

Biological Activity

Endogenous agonist at histamine receptors (H1-4). Released from mast cells and basophils and exhibits inflammatory, vasodilatory and bronchoconstrictory activity. Stimulates gastric acid secretion and acts as a neurotransmitter in vivo.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
Desiccate at RT

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Thurmond et al (2008) The role of histamine H1 and H4 receptors in allergic inflammation: the search for new antihistamines. Nat.Rev.Drug Discov. 7 41. PMID: 18172439.

Maintz and Novak (2007) Histamine and histamine intolerance. Am.J.Clin.Nutr. 85 1185. PMID: 17490952.

Hill et al (1997) International union of pharmacology. XIII. Classification of histamine receptors. Pharmacol.Rev. 49 253. PMID: 9311023.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Histamine dihydrochloride include:

Femenia et al (2015) Hippocampal-Dependent Antidepressant Action of the H3 Receptor Antagonist Clobenpropit in a Rat Model of Depression. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 18. PMID: 25762718.

Gerhold et al (2015) Pronociceptive and Antinociceptive Effects of Buprenorphine in the Spinal Cord Dorsal Horn Cover a Dose Range of Four Orders of Magnitude. J Neurosci 35 9580. PMID: 26134641.

Melchior and Frangos (2012) Gαq/11-mediated intracellular calcium responses to retrograde flow in endothelial cells. Acta Pharmacol Sin 303 C467. PMID: 22700794.

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