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Journal of Allergy
Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 628026, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/628026
Research Article

Towards Defining Molecular Determinants Recognized by Adaptive Immunity in Allergic Disease: An Inventory of the Available Data

1The Immune Epitope Database (IEDB), La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology (LIAI), La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
2School of Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
3Food Allergy Research and Resource Program, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA

Received 6 December 2010; Accepted 20 December 2010

Academic Editor: Fabienne Rancé

Copyright © 2010 Kerrie Vaughan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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