Histochemical Study of Mast Cells from the Thymus of Mice Receiving ACTH1-24

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Abstract

Synthetic ACTH1-24 analogue administered in a daily dose of 0.01 mg/kg decreased the number and size of mast cells and increased intracellular serotonin concentration. ACTH1-24 induced degranulation of young mast cells and release of undersulfated heparin. Correlation analysis showed that hormonal imbalance produced by ACTH1-24 was accompanied by redistribution of bioamines.

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