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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Bet v 2
Lineage: Source: Plantae Magnoliopsida
Order: Fagales
Species: Betula verrucosa (Betula pendula) (European white birch)
Biochemical name:Profilin
MW(SDS-PAGE):15
Allergenicity:- Of 242 birch pollen-sensitive patients (from six European countries),54 (22%) were found to have IgE antibodies to rBet v 2 as assessed by CAP. - medline 91313403: IgE antibodies from allergic individuals bound to natural and recombinant Bet v 2. Bet v 2 induced histamine release from blood basophils of profilin-allergic individuals, but not of individuals sensitized to other plant allergens
Allergenicity ref.:12218371
Food allergen:No
Date Created:2003-03-18 12:00:00
Last Updated:2010-04-29 16:57:55
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Table of IsoAllergens:

Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Bet v 2.0101M65179AAA16522P258161CQA