About the Authors

Isabelle Beck, Stefanie Gilles, Jeroen T. M. Buters, Carsten Schmidt-Weber, Heidrun Behrendt, Claudia Traidl-Hoffmann
ZAUM – Center of Allergy & Environment, Member of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL), Technische Universität München/Helmholtz Center, Munich, Germany

Susanne Jochner, Annette Menzel
Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Management, Ecoclimatology, Technische Universität München, Freising, Germany

Stefanie Gilles, Heidrun Behrendt, Claudia Traidl-Hoffmann
Christine-Kühne-Center for Allergy Research and Education (CK Care), Davos, Switzerland

Mareike McIntyre, Johannes Ring, Claudia Traidl-Hoffmann
Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

Bet v 1- specific antibodies MAK 2E10G6G7 and 4B10D10F8 were kindly provided by Allergopharma. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CTH AM. Performed the experiments: IB SG MM. Analyzed the data: IB SJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SJ JB CSW HB JR. Wrote the paper: IB HB SG CTH.