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Multidisciplinary Approaches to Allergies

Gao, Z.-S., Shen, H.-H., Zheng, M., Frewer, L.J., Gilissen, L.J.W.J. (Eds.)

Jointly published with Zhejiang University Press

2012, XXII, 480 p. 50 illus.

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  • Written by leading experts from China and the Netherlands
  • Covers the current and developing status of allergy studies in China
  • Discusses new strategies to produce hypoallergenic products and progress in various other aspects related to allergies

Allergy is an immunological disease caused by multiple factors and characterized by variability, specificity and complexity. "Multidisciplinary Approaches to Allergies" covers diverse aspects ranging from basic molecular mechanisms to societal issues within the framework of multidisciplinary approaches to allergies. It contains 29 chapters in 6 parts: General Allergy; Allergenic Sources and Allergens; Diagnosis; Therapies and Pharmacy; Hypoallergenic Products; Environment, Hygiene and Societal Issues. It can be used in education and research as introductory and supplementary material. It is also an indispensable tool for scientists and doctors who are searching for an integrated way for allergy prevention, treatment and management.

Zhong-Shan Gao, Ph.D., is Professor of Fruit Science and Allergy at the Department of Horticulture and the Allergy Research Center, Zhejiang University, China. Hua-Hao Shen, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Respiratory Diseases at the Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China, and Professor in the Chang Jiang Scholars Program (MOE). Min Zheng, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Dermatology at the Second Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China. Lynn J. Frewer, Ph.D., is Professor of Food & Society at the School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle University, UK. Luud J.W.J. Gilissen, Ph.D., is senior researcher at Plant Research International, Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » ATSTC - ZJUP - alergenic sources - allergens - allergy therapy - hypoallergenic products - multidisciplinary approach allergy

Related subjects » Biotechnology - Environmental Health & Public Health - Food Science & Nutrition - Internal Medicine - Life Sciences - Pharmacology & Toxicology

Table of contents 

Allergenic Sources and Allergens.- Diagnosis.- Therapies and Pharmacy.- Hypoallergenic Products.- Environment, Hygiene and Societal Issues.

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Distribution rights in China: Zhejiang University Press

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