Grape Allergy Resources

The key allergen in grape is Vit v 1, this is a lipid transfer protein (LTP). These proteins are resistant to heat and are found in many types of plants. Patients suffering from a more severe allergy to cooked fruit may be sensitised to this group of proteins

I have put together some more comprehensive resources at http://www.allergyresources.co.uk/Grape.php

The allergy resources page for grape covers the key allergens, which allergic syndromes are linked to this allergy and other foods which are commonly cross reactive with grape.

There is also regularly updated links to useful websites specifically for grape allergies and the latest research papers on the topic.

If you have multiple allergies and are interested in how they are linked or want to find out more about food allergies outside the usual top 14 then you can follow me on Facebook or Twitter, where I share a food allergy card every day of the week.

Published by Jemma D

I love to write about food allergies, asthma and eczema.

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