Schultz-Dale reaction


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Schultz-Dale re·ac·tion

(shūlts dāl),
the contraction of an excised intestinal loop (Schultz) or of an excised strip of virginal uterus (Dale) from a sensitized animal (for example, guinea pig) that occurs when the tissue is exposed to the specific antigen.

Dale,

Sir Henry Hallett, English physiologist and Nobel laureate, 1875-1968.
Dale reaction - Synonym(s): Schultz-Dale reaction
Dale-Feldberg law - an identical chemical transmitter is liberated at all the functional terminals of a single neuron.
Schultz-Dale reaction - see under Schultz, Werner

Schultz,

Werner, German internist, 1878-1947.
Schultz-Charlton phenomenon - Synonym(s): Schultz-Charlton reaction
Schultz-Charlton reaction - the specific blanching of a scarlatina rash at the site of intracutaneous injection of scarlatina antiserum. Synonym(s): Schultz-Charlton phenomenon
Schultz-Dale reaction - the contraction of an excised intestinal loop or of an excised strip of virginal uterus from a sensitized animal, which occurs when the tissue is exposed to the specific antigen. Synonym(s): Dale reaction

Schultz-Dale reaction, test

an experimental in vitro test for hypersensitivity in which a strip of smooth muscle is removed from a sensitized animal and exposed to specific antigen, resulting in contraction.