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allergen

any substance capable of inducing an allergy
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allergen

[′al·ər‚jen]
(immunology)
Any antigen, such as pollen, a drug, or food, that induces an allergic state in humans or animals.
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Nutrigenomic approach in understanding the antiallergic effects of curcumin.
However, administration of fisetin caused significant inhibition in elevated levels of OVA-specific IgE, total IgE and IgG1 levels in serum reflecting its antiallergic potential.
If sun protection measures are applied on time, it is often not necessary to stop the treatments that include photosensitive drugs, but in the case that such reactions do show up, anti-inflammatory and antiallergic therapy should be introduced.
Among different available cross linkers, grape seed Proanthocyanidin (PA) gained much popularity regarding different its beneficial effects which includes antibacterial, antiviral, anticarcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, antiallergic and antioxidant properties.25,30 PA is a natural cross linking agent.
In addition, it is a good source of vitamins, minerals, and secondary metabolites with antibacterial, antioxidant, antiallergic, and immunological properties (Weston 2010).
It exerts biological protective actions in the organism, which include antihypertensive, dysrhythmic, hypocholesterolemic, antihepatotoxicity, anticarcinogenic, antiviral, antiulcerogenic, antithrombotic, anti-ischemic, anti-inflammatory and antiallergic (Formica & Regelson, 1995).
Oral antiallergic drugs may prove effective in patients with otitis media with effusion and allergic rhinitis.
Over the past twenty years, it has become evident that ACEi induced angioedema is frequently misdiagnosed as allergic reactions resulting in the use of noneffective antiallergic medications and failure to withdraw the offending drug [2,4].
Moreover, the chamomile azulenes and proazulenes found in essential oil demonstrated antiallergic features [11].
Apigenin has a great number of biological activities; it not only possesses anti-inflammatory, anticancer, antioxidant, and antiallergic properties, but also inhibits enterovirus replication [26].
Yoshikawa, "Antiallergic phenanthrenes and stilbenes from the tubers of Gymnadenia conopsea," Planta Medica, vol.
The dose of IVE used in vivo model of this work was determined based on the prior experimental results of antiallergic activity of IVE.