Allergic Substances of Ginkgo biloba

  • Naohisa Kochibe


Contact dermatitis is an inflammatory reaction of the skin, caused by foreign irritants (antigens) which are harmless on first contact but able to elicit specific effector T cells in the individual. If sensitization has been established, skin lesions develop several hours after contact with the specific material, and the reaction reaches a maximum in a few days (delayed hypersensitivity).


Seed Coat Contact Dermatitis Allergic Contact Dermatitis Fruit Pulp Ginkgo Biloba 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naohisa Kochibe
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  1. 1.Department of Biology, Faculty of EducationGunma UniversityMaebashi, Gunma 371Japan

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