Forum for Science, Industry and Business

Sponsored by:     3M 
Search our Site:

 

Peptides for Diagnosis and Therapy of Celery Allergy and of Hazelnut Allergy

06.09.2012
<strong>Background</strong><br>

Celery is a frequent cause of food allergy in pollen-sensitized patients and may induce severe allergic reactions. Allergic reactions against celery are of major clinical relevance due to celery's wide presence in convenience foods and spice. Approximately 3% - 4% of the European and American population and 5% of young children are affected by immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated food allergy. The symptoms ranging from mild oral pruritus to a possible life-threatening anaphylactic shock.</p> <strong>Technology</strong><br> We offer novel linear IgE-binding peptide epitopes of the major celery aller-gen Api g1 for the diagnosis and therapy of celery allergy. The peptides can also serve as a basis for the detection of traces of Api g1 allergens in food and other products. Based on the novel peptides, a high specific assay was developed which allows the differentiation between celery allergic patients and healthy individuals.</p>

<b>Benefits:</b> <ul> <li>Highly specific diagnosis of celery allergic patients (IgE detection)</li> <li>Assay allows a reliable, rapid and easy diagnosis</li> <li>Peptides are usable for chip and other high throughput applications</li> <li>Peptides might be suitable for a specific desensitization of patients (Immunotherapy)</li> <li>Antibodies against these peptides can be used for the detection of traces of celery in food and other products</li> </ul><br> <p><strong>IP Rights</strong><br> EP application (July 2010)<br> PCT application (July 2011) <br> <br> <strong>Origin</strong><br> The invention was made at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin.</p> <b>Find the technology offer and contact details here: <a href="http://www.ipal.de/technologieangebote/10048" target="_blank">http://www.ipal.de/technologieangebote/10048</a></b>

Further Information: PDF

ipal GmbH
Phone: +49 (0)30/2125-4820

Contact
Dr. Dirk Dantz

info@technologieallianz.de | TechnologieAllianz e.V.
Further information:
http://www.technologieallianz.de/angebote.php?sort=sag&id=2638&lang=en
http://www.technologieallianz.de

More articles from Technology Offerings:

nachricht New Lithium Salts of Pentafluorophenylamide Anions as Electrolytes in Lithium Ionic Batteries
18.04.2017 | TechnologieAllianz e.V.

nachricht Gratings on glass surfaces
28.03.2017 | TechnologieAllianz e.V.

All articles from Technology Offerings >>>

The most recent press releases about innovation >>>

Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:

Im Focus: Nonstop Tranport of Cargo in Nanomachines

Max Planck researchers revel the nano-structure of molecular trains and the reason for smooth transport in cellular antennas.

Moving around, sensing the extracellular environment, and signaling to other cells are important for a cell to function properly. Responsible for those tasks...

Im Focus: UNH scientists help provide first-ever views of elusive energy explosion

Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have captured a difficult-to-view singular event involving "magnetic reconnection"--the process by which sparse particles and energy around Earth collide producing a quick but mighty explosion--in the Earth's magnetotail, the magnetic environment that trails behind the planet.

Magnetic reconnection has remained a bit of a mystery to scientists. They know it exists and have documented the effects that the energy explosions can...

Im Focus: A Chip with Blood Vessels

Biochips have been developed at TU Wien (Vienna), on which tissue can be produced and examined. This allows supplying the tissue with different substances in a very controlled way.

Cultivating human cells in the Petri dish is not a big challenge today. Producing artificial tissue, however, permeated by fine blood vessels, is a much more...

Im Focus: A Leap Into Quantum Technology

Faster and secure data communication: This is the goal of a new joint project involving physicists from the University of Würzburg. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds the project with 14.8 million euro.

In our digital world data security and secure communication are becoming more and more important. Quantum communication is a promising approach to achieve...

Im Focus: Research icebreaker Polarstern begins the Antarctic season

What does it look like below the ice shelf of the calved massive iceberg A68?

On Saturday, 10 November 2018, the research icebreaker Polarstern will leave its homeport of Bremerhaven, bound for Cape Town, South Africa.

All Focus news of the innovation-report >>>

Anzeige

Anzeige

VideoLinks
Industry & Economy
Event News

Optical Coherence Tomography: German-Japanese Research Alliance hosted Medical Imaging Conference

19.11.2018 | Event News

“3rd Conference on Laser Polishing – LaP 2018” Attracts International Experts and Users

09.11.2018 | Event News

On the brain’s ability to find the right direction

06.11.2018 | Event News

 
Latest News

Nonstop Tranport of Cargo in Nanomachines

20.11.2018 | Life Sciences

Researchers find social cultures in chimpanzees

20.11.2018 | Life Sciences

When AI and optoelectronics meet: Researchers take control of light properties

20.11.2018 | Physics and Astronomy

VideoLinks
Science & Research
Overview of more VideoLinks >>>