| SHORT COMMUNICATION
|Year : 1980 | Volume
| Issue : 3 | Page : 205-207
Histamine release by wasp venom
Sarangi Bandita, PK Kar, Dutta Aparna, A Gomes, SC Lahiri
Venom obtained from the Wasp Vespa cincta Fabr. was studied for its ability to release histamine from chopped perfused guinea piglung and to degranulate rat mesenteric mast cell..Venom released a considerable amount of histamine and degranulated mast cell. The time course of histamine release was studied. The release of histamine may contribute to pain after the wasp sting.
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