Edward Best

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Serum IgE directed against Der f 1, a protease found in the feces of Dermatophagoides farinae, correlates well with allergic sensitization to house dust mite in humans and is a risk factor for developing asthma. Native Der f 1 (nDer f 1) is produced as a pre-pro form and processed to an approximately 25-kDa mature form. We have expressed recombinant forms(More)
An 18 kDa protein isolated from saliva of the cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, elicits a positive intradermal skin test (IDST) in 100 and 80% of experimental and clinical flea allergic dogs, respectively. Using solid-phase enzyme-linked immuno assay (ELISA), this protein detected IgE in 100 and 80% of experimental and clinical flea allergic dogs,(More)
Acta Informatica has achieved a solid reputation as an international journal of Computer Science which is to the benefit of both its readers and its authors. It is evident that such a success could not have been accomplished without the dedicated support received from its referees. On behalf of the Publisher and the Editorial Board we wish therefore to(More)
Much has happened in 2004 to draw attention to the European institutions, and to make people ask questions about both their political roles in the evolving European system and their practical abilities to manage European business in the future. On 1 May ten new Member States joined the Union. How will the Council manage business with 25 delegations around(More)
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