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Methods Find Exp Clin Pharmacol. 1995 Nov;17 Suppl C:16-20.

The role of HMT (histamine N-methyltransferase) in airways: a review.

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Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tohoku University School of Medicine,Sendai City, Japan.

Abstract

Histamine N-methyltransferase (HMT) expressed in the epithelial and endothelial cells of the airways is a principal enzyme degrading histamine in the body. This brief review summarizes the recent advances in molecular biology related to the pathophysiological role of HMT in regulating airway functions.

PMID:
8750789
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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