Débora Moreira Alvarenga

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We investigated the effect of dietary supplementation with n-3 PUFA (fish oil source) in an experimental model of food allergy. Mice were sensitized (allergic group) or not (nonallergic group) with OVA and were fed with OVA diet to induce allergy signals. Mice were fed with regular diet in which 7% of lipid content was provided by soybean (5% of n-3 PUFA)(More)
Food allergy affects approximately 5% of children and 3% of the adult population in the western world. This disease is the manifestation of an abnormal immune response to antigens introduced into the organism orally and it is often mediated by IgE. Our group developed a chronic mouse model for the food allergy and one of the most remarkable alterations(More)
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