allergenic


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al·ler·gen

 (ăl′ər-jən)
n.
A substance, such as pollen, that causes an allergy.

[German Allergen : Aller(gie), allergy; see allergy + -gen, -gen (from French -gène; see -gen).]

al′ler·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.allergenic - relating to or having the effect of an allergenallergenic - relating to or having the effect of an allergen
Translations

allergenic

[ˌæləˈdʒɛnɪk] ADJalergénico

allergenic

adj (Med) → allergen
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While you cannot control your dog's exposure to allergenic plants outside your property, you can remove them from your house and yard.
Our research is just a starting point, but it does begin to suggest how chemical modifications in allergenic proteins occur and how they may affect allergenicity.
The county council's Food Safety and Food Standards team has reminded businesses in the county that they must now verbally explain or signpost allergenic information for the food they sell or provide.
Businesses can choose how to display ED the information on labels but all the allergenic information has to be located in a single place.
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Research at King's College London, United Kingdom, tests the hypothesis of the early introduction (from three months of age) of six allergenic foods (cow's milk, egg, fish, wheat, sesame and peanut) into an infant's diet, alongside continued breastfeeding.
It has been shown to bind to allergenic protein fragments, forming insoluble complexes that may keep the allergenic protein from being released in the stomach and gut.
Independent analysis of the engine emissions was done by researchers at the University of Wisconsin, who analyzed for the trace fraction of platinum where potentially allergenic forms might be found.
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The treatment thus has the potential to block allergenic triggers such as grass, pollen or dust mite.
For this reason, work is in progress to design and evaluate suitable animal models that will provide a more holistic assessment of allergenic potential.