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What is in crustaceans that makes someone allergic to shrimp?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Muscle protein

The main shrimp allergen is tropomyosin which is a muscle protein.

In brief: Muscle protein

The main shrimp allergen is tropomyosin which is a muscle protein.
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