Induction of bystander tolerance and immune deviation after Fel d 1 peptide immunotherapy.

Affiliation

Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health, St Joseph's Healthcare, Divisions of Respirology, and Clinical Immunology & Allergy, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Treatment of patients with cat allergy with peptides derived from Fel d 1 (the major cat allergen) ameliorated symptoms of cat allergy in phase 2 clinical trials.

Keywords

Allergy,T(H)2,asthma,cat dander,immunotherapy,intermolecular tolerance,ovalbumin,peptide,regulatory T cell,