Peanut Allergy, Allergen Composition, and Methods of Reducing Allergenicity: A Review

@inproceedings{Zhou2013PeanutAA,
  title={Peanut Allergy, Allergen Composition, and Methods of Reducing Allergenicity: A Review},
  author={Yang Zhou and Jin-Shui Wang and Xiao-jia Yang and Dan-hua Lin and Yun-Fang Gao and Yin-Jie Su and Sen Yang and Yanjie Zhang and Jing-jing Zheng},
  booktitle={International journal of food science},
  year={2013}
}
Peanut allergy affects 1-2% of the world's population. It is dangerous, and usually lifelong, and it greatly decreases the life quality of peanut-allergic individuals and their families. In a word, peanut allergy has become a major health concern worldwide. Thirteen peanut allergens are identified, and they are briefly introduced in this paper. Although there is no feasible solution to peanut allergy at present, many methods have shown great promise. This paper reviews methods of reducing… CONTINUE READING

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