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Recent Patents on Food, Nutrition & Agriculture
ISSN (Print): 2212-7984
ISSN (Online): 1876-1429
VOLUME: 5
ISSUE: 3
DOI: 10.2174/22127984113056660003      Price:  $100









Recent Advancements in the Therapeutics of Food Allergy

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Author(s): Sandeep Kumar, Kriti Gupta, Mukul Das and Premendra D. Dwivedi
Pages 188-200 (13)
Abstract:
Food allergy is a health complication induced by certain food in the susceptible individuals. Due to lack of permanent cure and the global prevalence, the preventive approach is highly required for food allergy. Recently published patents have shown significant improvements in the food allergy research. In this review, an attempt has been done to highlight the recently developed patents related to the detection of allergens in food mixture. Also, patents regarding treatment options like use of herbal therapy, antihistamines, pre-, pro and synbiotics, nanocarriers, hypoallergens and several immune molecules towards amelioration of food allergy have been reviewed in this article.
Keywords:
Allergen, food allergy, histamine, hypoallergen, probiotics.
Affiliation:
Food Toxicology Division, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, P.O. Box No. 80, MG Marg, Lucknow-226 001, India.