Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China

Multidisciplinary Approaches to Allergies

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

  • 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
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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.

Table of contents (29 chapters)

  • Prevalence of Allergic Diseases in China

    Qian, Huan (et al.)

    Pages 3-17

  • Mechanism of Type I Hypersensitivity

    Zhou, Cheng

    Pages 19-32

  • Multidisciplinary Approaches to Allergy Prevention

    Gilissen, Luud J. W. J. (et al.)

    Pages 33-55

  • Overview of Allergen Sources in China

    Yang, Zhao-Wei (et al.)

    Pages 59-79

  • Allergen Protein Families and Cross-Reactivity

    Gilissen, Luud J. W. J. (et al.)

    Pages 81-90

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eBook $189.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $239.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-31608-1
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Multidisciplinary Approaches to Allergies
Editors
  • Zhong-Shan Gao
  • Hua-Hao Shen
  • Min Zheng
  • Lynn J. Frewer
  • Luud J. W. J. Gilissen
Series Title
Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Zhejiang University Press, Hangzhou and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights in China: Zhejiang University Press
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-31609-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-31609-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-31608-1
Series ISSN
1995-6819
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 480
Number of Illustrations and Tables
50 b/w illustrations
Additional Information
Jointly published with Zhejiang University Press
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