Allergoidization

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Method for reducing the allergenicity of an allergen by changing its spatial structure. The immunogenicity of the allergens is maintained. The treatment also leads to a cross-linking of the protein molecules to oligomers, which are still well soluble. The principle of chemical modification is also used in vaccine production.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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