The antigenic potential of proteins from the carob bean, a member of the legume family used as a food additive, have not so far been investigated and legumes share antigenic proteins with peanut, a potent trigger of anaphylaxis.

Carob is not allergenic in peanut-allergic subjects / A. Fiocchi, P. Restani, M. Travaini, E. Decet, A. Gaiaschi, L. Bernardo, E. Riva. - In: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL ALLERGY. - ISSN 0954-7894. - 29:3(1999 Mar), pp. 402-6-406.

Carob is not allergenic in peanut-allergic subjects

P. Restani
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1999

Abstract

The antigenic potential of proteins from the carob bean, a member of the legume family used as a food additive, have not so far been investigated and legumes share antigenic proteins with peanut, a potent trigger of anaphylaxis.
Arachis hypogaea; Food Hypersensitivity; Humans; Child; Polysaccharides; Child, Preschool; Mannans; Plant Gums; Immunoglobulin E; Adolescent; Galactans; Female; Male
Settore CHIM/10 - Chimica degli Alimenti
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