Allergy Testing What is Allergy Allergy is an exaggerated immune system response. It is known that with each new contact with the triggering agent, it will occur faster and will manifest more aggressively. Allergic Process Before we understand how the allergic process occurs, it is interesting to understand that immunoglobulin is a protein of great importance to the human body, because it is the one that initiates the defense process against the invasion of microorganisms and infections.
What you’ll learn to do: Describe the structure and function proteinsProteins are polymers of amino acids. The R group specifies which class of amino acids it belongs to: electrically charged hydrophilic side chains, polar but uncharged side chains, nonpolar hydrophobic side chains, and special cases.