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Current Insights in Pollen Allergens

Edited by Jose Carlos Jimenez-Lopez

Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

The present edition of "Current Insights in Pollen Allergens" provides recent aspects related to pollen allergy, a major medical problem which is still under thorough studies. The chapters of this book will be of significant value to those interested to get notions about molecular basis of pollen allergy, such as allergen proteins polymorphism and its implications in allergic disease, cross-reactivity between pollen and pollen-plant food derived allergens, as well as strategies for clinical trial and future research. This book also provides insights about the application of molecular tools in allergens detection and quantification such as "multiplex methods", helping in the development of the standardization process of pollen protein extracts, ensuring efficiency and safety in allergy diagnosis and immunotherapy, but also exploring factors that affect allergen product expression (environmental factors), and alternative effective anti-allergic and/or preventative strategies for allergic diseases.

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Current Insights in Pollen AllergensEdited by Jose Carlos Jimenez-Lopez

Published: November 14th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/3312

ISBN: 978-953-51-0860-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7041-9

Copyright year: 2012

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10250 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Pollen Allergenicity is Highly Dependent on the Plant Genetic Background: The “Variety”/“Cultivar” Issues

By Juan de Dios Alché, Adoración Zafra, Jose Carlos Jiménez-López, Sonia Morales, Antonio Jesús Castro, Fernando Florido and María Isabel Rodríguez-García


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2. Clustering of Olive Pollens into Model Cultivars on the Basis of Their Allergenic Content

By Sonia Morales, Antonio Jesús Castro, Carmen Salmerón, Francisco Manuel Marco, María Isabel Rodríguez-García and Juan de Dios Alche


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3. Detection and Quantitation of Olive Pollen Allergen Isoforms Using 2-D Western Blotting

By Krzysztof Zienkiewicz, Estefanía García-Quirós, Juan de Dios Alché, María Isabel Rodríguez-García and Antonio Jesús Castro


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4. Involvement of Climatic Factors in the Allergen Expression in Olive Pollen

By Sonia Morales, Antonio Jesús Castro, María Isabel Rodríguez-García and Juan de Dios Alche


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5. Differential Immune-Reactivity and Subcellular Distribution Reveal the Multifunctional Character of Profilin in Pollen as Major Effect of Sequences Polymorphism

By Jose C. Jimenez-Lopez, Sonia Morales, Dieter Volkmann, Juan D. Alché and María I. Rodriguez-Garcia


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6. Efficacy of Flavonoids for Patients with Japanese Cedar Pollinosis

By Toshio Tanaka


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