First case report of anaphylaxis to spirulin: identification of phycocyanin as responsible allergen

Allergy. 2010 Jul;65(7):924-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2009.02257.x. Epub 2009 Nov 4.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Anaphylaxis / etiology*
  • Anaphylaxis / immunology
  • Blotting, Western
  • Electrophoresis, Polyacrylamide Gel
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Phycocyanin / adverse effects*
  • Phycocyanin / chemistry
  • Phycocyanin / immunology*
  • Spectrometry, Mass, Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption-Ionization
  • Spirulina / chemistry
  • Spirulina / immunology*

Substances

  • Phycocyanin