6. Egg Allergens

  1. Yoshinori Mine
  1. Marie Yang and
  2. Yoshinori Mine

Published Online: 23 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470181249.ch6

Egg Bioscience and Biotechnology

Egg Bioscience and Biotechnology

How to Cite

Yang, M. and Mine, Y. (2008) Egg Allergens, in Egg Bioscience and Biotechnology (ed Y. Mine), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470181249.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1

Author Information

  1. Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 12 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470039984

Online ISBN: 9780470181249

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Keywords:

  • egg allergens - antigenic and allergenic properties;
  • ovotransferrin (OVT);
  • hypoallergenic egg products

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Food Allergy Overview

  • Egg Allergy

  • Antigenic and Allergenic Properties of Egg Allergens

  • Prospects for Specific Immunotherapy for Egg Allergy

  • Approaches for Preparation of Hypoallergenic Egg Products

  • Immunomodulatory Compounds in Management of Egg Allergy

  • Conclusions

  • References