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hypo- +‎ allergen


hypoallergen (plural hypoallergens)

  1. An allergen that has been modified to be less than normally allergenic.
    • 2015 December 17, “Purification, Cloning and Immuno-Biochemical Characterization of a Fungal Aspartic Protease Allergen Rhi o 1 from the Airborne Mold Rhizopus oryzae”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0144547:
      Furthermore, the only disease modifying approach in allergy treatment is thought to be allergen-specific immunotherapy in which the modified hypoallergen is considered to be potential candidate molecule for vaccination in future.

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