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Allergen name: Lit c 1
Lineage: Source: Plantae Magnoliopsida
Order: Sapindales
Species: Litchi chinensis (Lychee)
Biochemical name:Profilin
MW(SDS-PAGE):15
Allergenicity:Specific IgE against lychee fruits were detected by an EAST assay. The allergen was characterized by immunoblot, immunoblot inhibition and EAST inhibition assays. Broad crossreactivity between lychee fruit and other plants was found and profilin identified as the protein responsible for the patients complex allergy syndrome.
Allergenicity reference:8556556
Route of allergen exposure:Food
Date Created:08-08-2003
Last Updated:2010-04-29 23:57:55
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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Lit c 1.0101AY049013AAL07320Q941H7