Which type of white blood cells are concerned with the release of histamine

Which Type Of White Blood Cells Are Concerned With The Biology Question

Which type of white blood cells are concerned with the release of histamine and the natural anti-coagulant heparin?

Options

(a) Neutrophils
(b) Basophils
(c) Eosinophils
(d) Monocytes

Correct Answer:

Basophils

Explanation:

Basophil is a type of white blood cell (leucocyte) that has a lobed nucleus surrounded by granular cytoplasms. Basophils are produced continually by stem cells in the red bone marrow and move about in an amoeboid fashion. Like, mast cells, they produce histamine and heparin as part of the body’s defences at the site of an infection or injury.

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Topics: Human Body Fluids and Excretory Products (203)
Subject: Biology (4113)

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