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Antigens, Dermatophagoides

"Antigens, Dermatophagoides" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Antigens from the house dust mites (DERMATOPHAGOIDES), mainly D. farinae and D. pteronyssinus. They are proteins, found in mite feces or mite extracts, that can cause ASTHMA and other allergic diseases such as perennial rhinitis (RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, PERENNIAL) and atopic dermatitis (DERMATITIS, ATOPIC). More than 11 groups of Dermatophagoides ALLERGENS have been defined. Group I allergens, such as Der f I and Der p I from the above two species, are among the strongest mite immunogens in humans.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Antigens, Dermatophagoides" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Antigens, Dermatophagoides" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 56 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2007 and 2012 and 2015 and 2017
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