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In a recent research conducted in Hamburg (Germany), the first protein responsible of coffee Allergy has been isolated, using sophisticated laboratory methods.
These experts also have noticed that the protein is quite similiar to other defensive proteins found in very different substances, as latex. This open the door to future studies on the possible link between different allergies.
Up to now the research on coffe allergy was limited to workers in coffee farms and factories. Studies done so far where limited to research and thus skin or blood tests interpretation was done with caution.