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Table 7 Families of protein carbohydrate molecules mainly involved in food allergy

From: Guidelines for the use and interpretation of diagnostic methods in adult food allergy

Molecules associated with allergy to food source (or source allergen)
 PR-10 proteins (homologous to Bet v 1)
 Non-specific lipid transfer proteins (nsLTP)
 Profilins
 Storage proteins
 Thaumatin-like-proteins (TLP)
 Cross-reactive carbohydrate determinants (CCD)
Molecules associated with allergy to food of animal origin
 Tropomyosins
 Parvalbumins
 Caseins
 Lipocalin, Family of lysozyme, Family Transferrins, Ovomucoids