Chapter 2. The Classification, Functions and Evolutionary Relationships of Plant Proteins in Relation to Food Allergies

  1. E.N. Clare Mills1 and
  2. Peter R. Shewry2
  1. Peter R. Shewry,
  2. John A. Jenkins,
  3. Frederic Beaudoin and
  4. E. N. Clare Mills

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470995174.ch2

Plant Food Allergens

Plant Food Allergens

How to Cite

Shewry, P. R., Jenkins, J. A., Beaudoin, F. and Mills, E. N. C. (2003) The Classification, Functions and Evolutionary Relationships of Plant Proteins in Relation to Food Allergies, in Plant Food Allergens (eds E.N. C. Mills and P. R. Shewry), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470995174.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Food Research Norwich, UK

  2. 2

    Rothamsted Research Harpenden, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059829

Online ISBN: 9780470995174

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Keywords:

  • plant proteins;
  • food allergy;
  • human nutrition;
  • classification of proteins;
  • functional classification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Plant proteins in nutrition and processing

  • The classification of plant proteins

  • Plant protein superfamilies

  • Conclusions