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Allergen name: Lit v 4
Lineage: Source: Animalia Arthropoda
Order: Decapoda
Species: Litopenaeus vannamei (White shrimp)
Biochemical name:Sarcoplasmic calcium-binding protein
MW(SDS-PAGE):20 kDa
Allergenicity:52 adult and pediatric shellfish-allergic subjects with a history of immediate allergic reactions after ingestion of shrimp and positive serum IgE to shrimp by Immuno CAP (Phadia) were tested for IgE reactivity to boiled L. vannamei extract. 31 of them recognized a protein of approximately 20 kDa. The protein of interest was analysed by MS/MS from 2D gels and identified as shrimp sarcoplasmic calcium-binding protein.
Route of allergen exposure:Food
Date Created:Jan 22 2009 3:08PM
Last Updated:2010-04-29 23:57:55
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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Lit v 4.0101FJ184279ACM89179C7A639