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Allergens a.k.a. Allergen: An allergen is a type of antigen that produces an abnormally vigorous immune response in which the immune system fights off a perceived threat that would otherwise be harmless to the body. Such reactions are called allergies.
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by D Behera
Since allergy has a significant role in the pathophysiology of bronchial asthma, environmental control measures to avoid allergens is an important step in the control of bronchial asthma. The main method of identifying allergy is by clinical ...
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins—Advances in Research and Application: 2012 Edition (2012)
University of Cincinnati: Proteaseactivated receptor 2 activation of myeloid dendritic cells regulates allergic airway inflammation “A common characteristic of allergens is that they contain proteases that can activate protease-activated receptor ...
Food Allergy (2013)
Practical Diagnosis and Management by Scott H. Sicherer
As mentioned earlier, the immunological reaction underlying the role played by food allergens is that of a mix of IgE- and non-IgE-mediated reactions. Results from skin prick testing (SPT) and atopy patch testing (APT) to several foods may ...
by Carol Turkington, Jeffrey S. Dover
stearalkonium chloride Carcinogens: DEA DEODORANTS Irritants: Fragrance, lanolin, parabens, propylene glycol, triclosan Carcinogens: Cocamide DEA LIPSTICKS Allergens/irritants: Synthetic colors Carcinogens: Some synthetic colors, ...
by Michel Millodot
Conjunctivitis which is due to a type 1 hypersensitivity reaction to allergens.
by Chris Brooker
antibodies against specific allergens. Now largely replaced by ...
by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich
Pyrethrosin and costunolide3 are contact allergens and repeated contact can lead to dermatitis. The cause of this is the exocyclic methylene group on the γlactone ring which takes part in a Michaelreaction with nucleophilic groups such as, ...
Dictionary of Flavors (2008)
by Dolf De Rovira
Putative allergens are those that specifically react with IgE immunoglobulins in the bloodstream.
by Richard Lawrence Miller
One authority believes the drug has potential for stopping allergic reactions to a variety of allergens.
Dictionary of Hearing (2013)
by Maryanne Maltby
Inflammation ofthe nasal mucous membranedue to allergens, e.g., pollen.
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Scrabble value of A1L1L1E1R1G2E1N1S1
The value of this 9-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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