The effects of propranolol on the bronchoconstriction by histamine, acetyl beta methylcholine and anaphylaxis in inbred guinea pigs in vivo

H. Nakazawa, R. Townley

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Propranolol enhanced the anaphylaxis reaction more than the reaction to histamine and mecholyl in inbred strain guinea pigs. These results suggest the presence of beta receptors on mast cells and that there are genetic differences in the reaction to mediators and antigens among these strains of guinea pigs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-85
Number of pages9
JournalAnnals of Allergy
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1976


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Immunology and Allergy

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