Sesquiterpene Lactone Mix

  • Evy Paulsen
  • Klaus E. Andersen


The sesquiterpene lactone mix (SL mix) consists of 3 allergens: alantolactone, costunolide, dehydrocostus lactone.


Sesquiterpene Lactone Helianthus Annuus Garden Plant Compositae Family Compositae Plant 
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  • Evy Paulsen
  • Klaus E. Andersen

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