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An Introduction to Seafood Allergy: With Special Mention on Shellfish Allergens

Seafood is a staple of most people’s diets around the world. More frequent reports of adverse responses have come from increased production and consumption, stressing the need for more specific diagnosis and treatment of seafood allergy. The primary allergen in shellfish has been identified as tropomyosin, which induces IgE-mediated hypersensitivity. Oral allergy syndromes, urticaria, and…
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February 14, 2022 0

Conformational Similarity between the Active Sites of a Sunflower Seedlings Lipase and a Porcine Pancreatic Lipase | Chapter 5 | Current Strategies in Biotechnology and Bioresource Technology Vol. 1

A true triacylglycerol lipase was detected in germinating sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) seedlings associated to oleosomes. This enzyme that has not yet been identified was partially purified as shown by sodium dodecyl sulphate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (SDS PAGE) (10%): Two protein bands, of 61 and 66 kDa, were isolated from the active lipase fraction. Polyclonal…
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March 26, 2020 0