Food allergens

  title={Food allergens},
  author={Wesley A. Burks and Ricki M. Helm and Steven Stanley and G. A. Bannon},
  journal={Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  • W. BurksR. Helm G. Bannon
  • Published 1 June 2001
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
A number of advances in the scientific knowledge concerning adverse food reactions have been made in the past few years. Understanding about the nature of the food allergen itself, the molecular characterization of the epitopes on these allergens, the pathophysiology of the clinical reaction, and the diagnostic methods have all been significantly enhanced. 
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