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  • noun Plural form of allergen.

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Examples

  • Sometimes the classroom might contain allergens such as pets, dusty carpeting and mold; and irritants such as blackboards and chemicals for art or science projects.

    Asthma and school

  • Another factor that may contribute to lower threshold for inhaled food allergens is that allergenicity of milk proteins may be enhanced by formation of the lactose-protein complexes.

    Allegic Reactions from Lactose in Dry Powder Asthma Inhalers

  • Consider these sources: product labels and warnings; instructions handed out by pharmacies and doctors; directions and ingredient lists on foods—how to mix infant formula, how long to store a bottled sauce, how to read a label for allergens; plus warning signs, traffic signs, directions on how to safely use machines, and the notes on household chemicals that explain how to save someone after an accidental poisoning.

    Shock of Gray

  • Improved Allergen Labeling: Since strict avoidance of food allergens is the only way to prevent a reaction, food-allergic consumers are heavily reliant on the information presented to them on food labels.

    "Five Steps Forward for Food Allergy"

  • I agree that saying merely "other allergens" is not living up to the spirit of the regulations.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • I agree that saying merely "other allergens" is not living up to the spirit of the regulations.

    Are Food Labels Giving the Right Info?

  • In people with a genetic predisposition for allergies, "certain proteins from pollens, called allergens, can induce the immune system to produce a specific type of antibody called IgE antibody," says Fauci.

    Seasonal allergies emerging

  • And please be as detailed as reasonably possible, especially with items that may contain allergens.

    Blogathon/Camera help?

  • In people with a genetic predisposition for allergies, "certain proteins from pollens, called allergens, can induce the immune system to produce a specific type of antibody called IgE antibody," says Fauci.

    Seasonal allergies emerging

  • In the new study, Angelika Paschke and colleagues describe their process, which exposes raw eggs to a combination of high heat and enzymes to break down their main allergens.

    Egg Allergens Scrambled

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