A potent contact allergen of Phacelia (Hydrophyllaceae)

@article{Reynolds1980APC,
  title={A potent contact allergen of Phacelia (Hydrophyllaceae)},
  author={Gary W. Reynolds and William L. Epstein and Diane Terry and Eloy Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={1980},
  volume={6}
}
The major contact allergen of Phacelia crenulata (Hydrophyllaceae) has been identified as geranylhydroquinone. A maximization test of geranylhydroquinone showed this to be a potent sensitizer comparable in degree to poison oak/ivy urushiol. Comparative patch testing on humans with urushiol established that the Phacelia allergen does not cross‐react with poison oak or ivy. 
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