Multidisciplinary Approaches to Allergies

  • Zhong-Shan Gao
  • Min Zheng
  • Luud J. W. J. Gilissen
  • Hua-Hao Shen
  • Lynn J. Frewer

Part of the Advanced Topics in Science and Technology in China book series (ATSTC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. General Allergy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Huan Qian, Min Zheng
      Pages 3-17
    3. Cheng Zhou
      Pages 19-32
    4. Luud J. W. J. Gilissen, Zhong-Shan Gao, Zhi Chen
      Pages 33-55
  3. Allergenic Sources and Allergens

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Zhao-Wei Yang, Zhong-Shan Gao, Ying-Tao Ma, Shan-Dong Wu, Liya Qiao
      Pages 59-79
    3. Luud J. W. J. Gilissen, Zhong-Shan Gao
      Pages 81-90
    4. Hong-Bing Chen, Jin-Yan Gao
      Pages 113-130
    5. Ying-Tao Ma, Zhao-Wei Yang, Zhong-Shan Gao
      Pages 131-146
  4. Diagnosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. R. van Ree, M. D. Chapman, F. Ferreira, S. Vieths, D. Bryan, O. Cromwell et al.
      Pages 149-179
    3. Huan Qian, Min Zheng
      Pages 181-191
  5. Therapies and Pharmacy

  6. Hypoallergenic Products

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 333-333
    2. Rong-Xia Guan, Xu-Qian Fang, Ru-Zhen Chang, Li-Juan Qiu
      Pages 347-358
    3. Zhong-Shan Gao, Zhao-Wei Yang, Luud Gilissen
      Pages 359-383
    4. Xing-Jun Wang, Han Xia, Shuan-Tao Liu, Chun-Juan Li, Chuan-Zhi Zhao, Ai-Qin Li
      Pages 385-399
    5. I. M. van der Meer, M. F. Schenk, A. R. H. Fischer, L. J. Frewer, M. P. van der Maas, M. J. M. Smulders et al.
      Pages 401-408
    6. Yong-Kang Luo, Guan-Hao Bu
      Pages 409-421
  7. Environment, Hygiene and Societal Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 423-423
    2. Gary W. K. Wong, Yu-Zhi Chen, Jing Li, Nan-Shan Zhong
      Pages 441-447
    3. L. J. Frewer, J. Voordouw, M. F. Schenk, M. C. van Putten, B. Gremmen, G. Antonides et al.
      Pages 449-459
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 475-480

About this book


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.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Zhong-Shan Gao
    • 1
  • Min Zheng
    • 2
  • Luud J. W. J. Gilissen
    • 3
  • Hua-Hao Shen
    • 4
  • Lynn J. Frewer
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Horticulture/Allergy Research CenterZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Department of Dermatology The Second Affiliated Hospital School of MedicineZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  3. 3.Plant Research InternationalWageningen University and Research CenterWageningenthe Netherlands
  4. 4.Institute of Respiratory Diseases The Second Affiliated Hospital School of MedicineZhejiang UniversityHangzhouChina
  5. 5.Food and Society, Center for Rural Economy School of Agriculture Food and Rural DevelopmentNewcastle UniversityNewcastle upon TyneUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Zhejiang University Press, Hangzhou and Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-31608-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-31609-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1995-6819
  • Series Online ISSN 1995-6827
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