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Eur Ann Allergy Clin Immunol. 2007 Apr;39(4):116-8.

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

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CNR-Institute of Science of Food Production, Torino, Italy.

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.

PMID:
17523384
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