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Identification of latex UDP glucose pyrophosphorylase (Hev b UDPGP) as a novel cause of latex fruit allergy syndrome.

Abstract
Based on a recently published unusual ase of food allergy in a latex-allergic patients, the present study identifies Hev b UDPGP as a novel allergen in natural rubber latex able to cause latex-fruit allergy syndrome and as a novel, potential pan-allergen in vegetable foods.
AuthorsA Conti, M G Giuffrida, K Hoffmann-Sommergruber, S Wagner, S Amato, G Mistrello, R Asero
JournalEuropean annals of allergy and clinical immunology (Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol) Vol. 39 Issue 4 Pg. 116-8 (Apr 2007) ISSN: 1764-1489 [Print] France
PMID17523384 (Publication Type: Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Allergens
  • Latex
  • UTP-Glucose-1-Phosphate Uridylyltransferase
Topics
  • Allergens (immunology)
  • Amino Acid Sequence
  • Cross Reactions
  • Food Hypersensitivity (etiology)
  • Fruit
  • Humans
  • Latex (chemistry)
  • Latex Hypersensitivity (etiology)
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • UTP-Glucose-1-Phosphate Uridylyltransferase (chemistry, immunology)

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