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AllerSafe® - How It Works

Proteins have very distinct shapes on their exterior. Shape is important because the body recognizes protein allergens by the shapes on their outer surface. When the protein is denatured, the strand of amino acids that make up the protein is "teased" apart, leaving you with a protein that has totally lost its shape.  When the structure is changed, surface shapes that the body recognizes are no longer there. 

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 Figure 1 is a very simple graphic illustration demonstrating the process of denaturing a protein allergen. The illustration is a representation a complex strings of atoms.

 
 

Without that original shape, the protein is no longer recognized by the body as an allergen, therefore it does not cause an allergic reaction.