Stress and Histamine

  • H.-J. Reimann
  • H. J. Meyer
  • P. Wendt


In 1936 Selye et al. [1] defined stress as a state of being, whereby the tension upon the organism mobilizes its power of resistance in order to meet a threatening situation. Each factor that can produce such an effect is called a Stressor.


Immobilization Stress Histamine Level Histamine Content Hemorrhagic Lesion Histidine Decarboxylase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H.-J. Reimann
    • 1
  • H. J. Meyer
    • 1
  • P. Wendt
    • 2
  1. 1.Medizinische Klinik der Technischen Universität MunchenGermany
  2. 2.Institut fur experimentelle Chirurgie der Technischen Universität MunchenGermany

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