Web Date: February 5, 2016
New Dust Mite Allergens Discovered
Researchers have discovered new dust mite allergens that affect a group of Thai patients, but not other previously studied populations. The findings highlight the importance of personalizing allergy diagnosis and treatment to different genetic backgrounds and geographic regions. (J. Proteome Res. 2016, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.5b00663)
Allergy symptoms occur when immunoglobin E (IgE) antibodies bind to a material, or allergen, triggering itchiness, wheezing, or even . . .
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