Molecular Properties of Allergens

  title={Molecular Properties of Allergens},
  author={Te Piao King},
  • Te Piao King
  • Published 1979
  • Biology
  • A wide variety of natural or synthetic substances which are foreign to the host can act as antigens or immunogens to induce immunological responses in man and animals. Most immunological responses are beneficial for the host, but some are not. The immunological responses harmful to the host are called “hypersensitivity” or “allergy.” Allergic responses are classified into two types, immediate and delayed, on the basis of the lag in their appearance following challenge with allergen. The… CONTINUE READING

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