Chapter 72. The Molecular Biology of Allergens

  1. William W. Busse MD1 and
  2. Stephen T. Holgate BSc, MD, FRCP2
  1. Geoffrey A. Stewart

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch2

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

How to Cite

Stewart, G. A. (2000) The Molecular Biology of Allergens, in Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition (eds W. W. Busse and S. T. Holgate), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine Head, Clinical Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Department of Medicine, Madison Wisconsin, USA

  2. 2

    Clinical Professor of Immuno-Pharmacology, Medical Specialties, Southampton General Hospital, Youthampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632041756

Online ISBN: 9780470694923



  • allergens;
  • molecular biology;
  • oligonucleotide;
  • polymerase chain reaction;
  • asteraceae


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Molecular Cloning Technology

  • Molecular Biology of Grass-Pollen Allergens

  • Molecular Biology of Weed-Pollen Allergens

  • Molecular Biology of Tree-Pollen Allergens

  • Molecular Biology of Plant-Seed Allergens

  • Molecular Biology of Plant Allergens Other Than Pollen or Seed

  • Molecular Biology of Fungal Allergens

  • Molecular Biology of Bacterial Allergens

  • Molecular Biology of Stinging Insect Allergens

  • Molecular Biology of Insect Aeroallergens

  • Molecular Biology of Dust Mite Allergens

  • Molecular Biology of Animal Allergens

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References