Panallergens and their impact on the allergic patient

@inproceedings{Hauser2010PanallergensAT,
  title={Panallergens and their impact on the allergic patient},
  author={Michael J. Hauser and Anargyros Roulias and F{\'a}tima Ferreira and Matthias Egger},
  booktitle={Allergy, asthma, and clinical immunology : official journal of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2010}
}
The panallergen concept encompasses families of related proteins, which are involved in general vital processes and thus, widely distributed throughout nature. Plant panallergens share highly conserved sequence regions, structure, and function. They are responsible for many IgE cross-reactions even between unrelated pollen and plant food allergen sources. Although usually considered as minor allergens, sensitization to panallergens might be problematic as it bears the risk of developing… CONTINUE READING

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