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hypoallergen (plural hypoallergens)
- 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, 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.