Cockroach Allergens: Function, Structure and Allergenicity

Author(s): A. Pomes, S. Wunschmann, J. Hindley, L. D. Vailes, M. D. Chapman

Journal Name: Protein & Peptide Letters

Volume 14 , Issue 10 , 2007

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Cockroach allergy is a widespread health problem in the world, associated with the development of asthma. The German and American cockroach species are important producers of a wide variety of allergens. Knowledge of their structure and function contributes to understand their role in allergy and to design tools for diagnosis and immunotherapy.

Keywords: Cockroach, allergens, asthma, molecular biology, molecular structure, function

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Year: 2007
Page: [960 - 969]
Pages: 10
DOI: 10.2174/092986607782541178
Price: $65

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