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any substance that can cause an allergy

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Assisi Animal Health discusses the most common allergenic plants dogs should avoid.
P|schl's team also found that nitrogen dioxide, a component of automobile exhaust, appears to alter the polarity and binding capabilities of Bet v 1 allergenic proteins.
The primary cause of food related deaths in the UK is due to allergic reactions when food is consumed outside the home where allergenic ingredients have not been declared, with more than 2m in the UK living with a food allergy.
NEW regulations come into force this weekend meaning businesses have to highlight any possible allergenic ingredients contained in food they sell.
They found that tannic acid holds promise as a scavenger that binds to allergenic peanut proteins and keeps those proteins from being released in the stomach and gut.
Whilst it is widely accepted that breast milk is the best for feeding babies, it is currently unclear whether excluding allergenic foods from the diet before six months of age is the best way to prevent the development of food allergy and other allergic diseases such as eczema.
Allergic reaction occurs when an antibody called "immunoglobulin E" binds to the allergenic protein fragments, leading to the release of histamines.
The remainder, less than 1 percent of the platinum emitted, could be water dissolvable with some anionic character, as determined by ion exchange separations, which is the portion where any potentially allergenic forms would be found.
Greer's source materials business unit specializes in supplying allergenic source materials, such as pollen, dust mites, animal danders and moulds to pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the United States and Europe.
In this context, a major focus has been on allergenicity and consideration of whether the product of a novel gene introduced into a crop plant will display the ability to induce or elicit allergic sensitization among consumers, or whether transformation will in some other way influence allergenic potential.
It may not be the garden plant of everyone's dreams due to its inconspicuous flowers and allergenic pollen.
For the past 36 years, RoC has marketed a leading line of hypo- allergenic skin-care products throughout the world.
A major strategy for preventing food allergies is to delay your infant's exposure to potentially allergenic foods, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in Milwaukee.
Greer announced findings of its Phase I safety and dosing trials of standardized dust mite, short ragweed, Timothy grass and cat hair allergenic extracts at the AAAAI meeting in March 2006.