Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 129, Issue 4, pp 357–358 | Cite as

Effect of middle-wave ultraviolet irradiation and red light on degranulation of peritoneal mast cell in rats

  • E. E. Graevskaya
  • M. Ya. Akhalaya
  • Chan Ensu
  • I. M. Parkhomenko
  • M. G. Strakhovskaya
  • E. N. Goncharenko
Biophysics and Biochemistry

Abstract

Middle-wave UV-irradiation inhibits liberator-induced histamine release from mast cells. Red light stimulated liberator-induced degranulation of mast cell. The existence of a membrane-dependent system activated by long-wave (red) light in mammalian cells is discussed.

Key Words

UV-irradiation red light mast cells histamine 

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© Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. E. Graevskaya
    • 1
  • M. Ya. Akhalaya
    • 1
  • Chan Ensu
    • 1
  • I. M. Parkhomenko
    • 1
  • M. G. Strakhovskaya
    • 1
  • E. N. Goncharenko
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Radiation Biophysics, Department of Biophysics, Biological FacultyM. V. Lomonosov Moscow State UniversityMoscowUSSR

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