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Keyword - Allergen (KW-0020)

Definition

Protein that stimulates the production of, and reacts with, antibodies (IgE) thus creating an allergic reaction (immediate-type hypersensitivity). Examples are pollen allergens from plants, venom allergens from insects, dust-mite allergens, and animal hair allergens.

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Disease

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