Oriental plane pollen allergy: identification of allergens and cross-reactivity between relevant species.

Pollen from different tree and grass species represent the greatest inducers of type I allergy worldwide. Oriental plane trees, as Platanus orientalis, are an important source of airborne allergens in cities of the southwest Asia and southeast Europe. This study was aimed to identify relevant allergens of P. orientalis pollen and to ascertain whether P… (More)