Basic concepts of allergology (part 1) р. 37-44
Scientific and clinical advisory center of an allergology and immunology, Moscow, Russia
This article provides information that reflect key concepts of allergology, molecular allergology, describing the basic protein families, groups of allergens and allergen molecules presented in the published European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) documents «Global Atlas of Allergy» and «Molecular Allergology Users Guide».
Keywords: allergen, allergen molecule, protein family, mechanisms of allergenicity, cross-reactivity.