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Allergy to shellfish is caused by proteins?
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Yes
Most allergens are proteins.
A few are carbohydrates. Tropomyosin is one of the possible allergens in shrimp, for example. It is a muscle protein.

In brief: Yes
Most allergens are proteins.
A few are carbohydrates. Tropomyosin is one of the possible allergens in shrimp, for example. It is a muscle protein.
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