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Research Article

Antigenic Proteins Involved in Occupational Rhinitis and Asthma Caused by Obeche Wood (Triplochiton Scleroxylon)

  • Ana Aranda,

    Affiliation: Allergy Research Laboratory, Carlos Haya Hospital, Málaga, Spain

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  • Paloma Campo mail,

    campomozo@yahoo.com

    Affiliation: Unidad de Gestión Clínica Allergy, Carlos Haya Hospital, Málaga, Spain

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  • Arantxa Palacin,

    Affiliation: Biotechnology Department, Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics, Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid, Spain

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  • Inmaculada Doña,

    Affiliation: Unidad de Gestión Clínica Allergy, Carlos Haya Hospital, Málaga, Spain

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  • Cristina Gomez-Casado,

    Affiliation: Biotechnology Department, Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics, Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid, Spain

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  • Luisa Galindo,

    Affiliation: Unidad de Gestión Clínica Allergy, Carlos Haya Hospital, Málaga, Spain

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  • Araceli Díaz-Perales,

    Affiliation: Biotechnology Department, Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics, Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid, Spain

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  • Miguel Blanca

    Affiliation: Unidad de Gestión Clínica Allergy, Carlos Haya Hospital, Málaga, Spain

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  • Published: January 22, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053926

About the Authors

Ana Aranda
Allergy Research Laboratory, Carlos Haya Hospital, Málaga, Spain
Paloma Campo, Inmaculada Doña, Luisa Galindo, Miguel Blanca
Unidad de Gestión Clínica Allergy, Carlos Haya Hospital, Málaga, Spain
Arantxa Palacin, Cristina Gomez-Casado, Araceli Díaz-Perales
Biotechnology Department, Center for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics, Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid, Spain

Corresponding Author

Email: campomozo@yahoo.com

Competing Interests

None of the authors has any conflict of interest, nor have they received any money from a biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical manufacturer for the present study.

Author Contributions

Designed and coordinated the study and the protocol to collect sera: PC AD-P MB. Corrected the manuscript and suggested important contributions to define the final version: PC AD-P MB. Carried out the allergen purification: AA AP CG-C. Collected patients' sera and performed challenge tests: PC ID LG. Performed the experiments: AA AP CG-C. Analyzed the data: AA AP CG-C. Wrote the paper: AA PC AD-P.