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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Gal d 5
Lineage: Source: Animalia Chordata
Order: Galliformes
Species: Gallus domesticus (chicken)
Obsolete name:alpha-livetin
Biochemical name:Serum albumin
MW(SDS-PAGE):69
Allergenicity:All 8 patients with food allergy to egg yolk and who suffered from respiratory symptoms upon exposure to birds, had positive skin responses to egg yolk and purified Gal d 5. In bronchial provocation test, Gal d 5 elicited early asthmatic responses in all 6 patients tested. 2 patients were positive in oral challenge test with Gal d 5. All 8 patients showed IgE binding to Gal d 5 in ELISA, and 7 on immunoblot of Gal d 5.
Allergenicity ref.:11488669
Food allergen:Yes
Date Created:2003-07-03 12:00:00
Last Updated:2015-12-19 13:23:40
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Table of IsoAllergens:

Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Gal d 5.0101X60688CAA43098P19121