Alpha-gal Research Links

1. Kennedy JL, Stallings AP, Platts-Mills TA, et al. Galactose-α-1,3-galactose and delayed anaphylaxis, angioedema, and urticaria in children. Pediatrics. 2013;131:e1545-52.

Galactose-α-1,3-galactose and delayed anaphylaxis, angioedema, and urticaria in children.

2. Posthumus J, James HR, Lane CJ, et al. Initial description of pork-cat syndrome in the United States. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013;131:923-5.

Initial description of pork-cat syndrome in the United States.

3. Commins SP, Platts-Mills TA. Delayed anaphylaxis to red meat in patients with IgE specific for galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose (alpha-gal) [Review]. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2013;13:72-7.

Delayed anaphylaxis to red meat in patients with IgE specific for galactose alpha-1,3-galactose (alpha-gal).

4. Mullins RJ, James H, Platts-Mills TA, Commins S. Relationship between red meat allergy and sensitization to gelatin and galactose-α-1,3-galactose. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012;129:1334-42.

Relationship between red meat allergy and sensitization to gelatin and galactose-α-1,3-galactose.

5. Commins SP, Kelly LA, Ronmark E, et al. Galactose-α-1,3-galactose-specific IgE is associated with anaphylaxis but not asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012;185:723-30.

Galactose-α-1,3-galactose-specific IgE is associated with anaphylaxis but not asthma.

6. Commins SP, James HR, Kelly LA, et al. The relevance of tick bites to the production of IgE antibodies to the mammalian oligosaccharide galactose-α-1,3-galactose. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011;127:1286-93.

The relevance of tick bites to the production of IgE antibodies to the mammalian oligosaccharide galactose-α-1,3-galactose.

7.  Commins SP and Platts-Mills TA.  Allergenicity of carbohydrates and their role in anaphylactic events [Review].  Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2010;10:29-33.

Allergenicity of carbohydrates and their role in anaphylactic events

8.  Commins SP and Platts-Mills TA. Anaphylaxis syndromes related to a new mammalian cross-reactive carbohydrate determinant [Review]. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009;124:652-7.

Anaphylaxis syndromes related to a new mammalian cross-reactive carbohydrate determinant

9.  Commins, SP, Satinover SM, Hosen J, et al. Delayed anaphylaxis, angioedema, or urticaria after consumption of red meat in patients with IgE antibodies specific for galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose.  J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009;123:426-33.

Delayed anaphylaxis, angioedema, or urticaria after consumption of red meat in patients with IgE antibodies specific for galactose-alpha-1,3-galactose

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