Development of a protocol that allows safe consumption of the hypoallergenic apple cultivar Santana

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Maas, van der, M.P.; Schenk, M.F.;
  • Subject: WUR GTB Gewasgezondheid | PPO BBF Fruitgewassen | Fruit
    mesheuropmc: equipment and supplies | bacteria | fungi

The apple (Malus ×domestica) cultivar Santana was shown to have a low allergenicity in a previously reported clinical trial. A protocol was developed to validate these results outside a clinical setting and to market the Santana as a hypoallergenic apple for large-scale... View more
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