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Food Allergy

Methods of Detection and Clinical Studies, 1st Edition

Edited by Anas M. Abdel Rahman

CRC Press

312 pages | 11 Color Illus. | 17 B/W Illus.

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This book explores the recent advances and integrations in molecular technology in food research platforms, which have revolutionized the way we discover and trace potential allergens in our food and drugs and how we utilize that for diagnosis and management. These different technologies for global allergenomic profiling in different kinds of food are discussed, including mass spectrometry, chromatography, and nuclear magnetic resonance. The book also addresses multiomics research with bioinformatics strategies in food allergy in terms of allergen characterization and quantitation, and covers applications in food allergy research from discovery to routine analysis.

Table of Contents

Food Allergy Nomenclature

Sten Dreborg

Food Allergy in Children

Tsabouri Sophia, Feketea Gavriela and Nicolaos Nicolaou

Peanut Allergy: Clinical Relevance and Allergen Characterization

Joana Costa, Caterina Villa, Telmo J.R. Fernandes, M. Beatriz, P.P. Oliveira and Isabel Mafra

The Pollen-Food Syndrome: An Update on Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches

Sara Huber, Claudia Asam, Anargyros Roulias, Fatima Ferreira and Lorenz Aglas

Advances in Seafood Allergy Research: Allergens Detection and Allergen-specific Immunotherapy

Nicki Y.H. Leung, Christine Y.Y. Wai, Ka Hou Chu and Patrick S.C. Leung

Skin Prick/Puncture Testing in Food Allergy

Sten Dreborg

Immunotherapy for Food Allergy

Bright I. Nwaru and Aziz Sheikh

Allergenomics-A Strategy for Food Allergen Discovery

Anas M. Abdel Rahman

Proteomics in Food Allergy

Pasquale Ferranti, Anas M. Abdel Rhaman, Maria Adalgisa Nicolai and Monica Gallo

Allergen Quantitation for Food Labeling

Martina Koeberl, Dean Clarke and Andreas L. Lopata

Shellfish Allergy: Taking the Allergenomics Approach Towards Improved Allergen Detection and Diagnostics

Sandip D. Kamath and Andreas L. Lopata

Bioinformatics Approaches to Identifying the Cross-Reactive Allergenic Risk of Novel Food Proteins

Ping Song, Rod A. Herman and Siva Kumpatla

The Pollen-Food Syndrome: A Molecular Perspective

Claudia Asam, Lorenz Aglas, Sara Huber, Fátima Ferreira and Anargyros Roulias

Biotechnology: Methods for Assessing Potential Allergenicity of Novel Proteins According to Global Regulations

Christal C. Bowman and Scott McClain

Advances in Biosensor Technologies for Food Allergen Monitoring and Diagnosis

Shimaa Eissa, Raja Chinnappan and Mohammed Zourob

About the Editor

Anas Abdel Rahman completed his PhD in bioanalytical chemistry in environmental proteomics at the Memorial University of Newfoundland under the supervision of Robert Helleur. From 2011 to 2014, he conducted postdoctoral research in James Dennis’s lab at Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute at Mount Sinai Hospital and University of Toronto on the molecular mechanisms that control glycosylation on cell surface receptors in cancer cells at metabolic levels using metabolomics and glycomics strategies. In 2014, he was appointed as Associate Scientist at the research center of King Faisal Specialist Hospital (KFSHRC) and as Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Al Faisal University. His current scientific interests are related to signaling pathways controlling the metabolic reprograming in cancer, developing biochemical genetics assays for early diagnostic in inborn error metabolism, and studying occupational asthma in the seafood industry using the allergenomics strategy.

Dr. Abdel Rahman has several publications in the field of seafood allergy using the latest analytical technology. He has been invited to write several book chapters and review articles in the field of seafood occupational asthma in journals such as Journal of Proteome Research, Food and Chemical Toxicology, and Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. He is currently an associate editor of Journal of Integrated OMICS, American Journal of Cancer Genetics, Genomics, and Proteomics, and Open Journal of Mass Spectrometry and an advisory editorial board member in Bioinformatics Journal of Proteomics.

Dr. Abdel Rahman has received several awards, such as MITACS in both 2010 and 2012, and he carried the Canadian Society for Mass Spectrometry award in 2010.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Immunology