Mold allergy: is it real and what do we do about it?

  title={Mold allergy: is it real and what do we do about it?},
  author={Amanda Rudert and Jay M. Portnoy},
  journal={Expert Review of Clinical Immunology},
  pages={823 - 835}
ABSTRACT Introduction: fungi produce substances that contain pathogen-associated molecular patterns (pamps) and damage-associated molecular patterns (damps) which bind to pattern recognition receptors, stimulating innate immune responses in humans. they also produce allergens that induce production of specific ige. Areas covered: In this review we cover both innate and adaptive immune responses to fungi. Some fungal products can activate both innate and adaptive responses and in doing so, cause… Expand
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