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Allergen name: Mala f 4
Lineage: Source: Fungi Basidiomycota
Order: Malasseziales
Species: Malassezia furfur (Pityriasis versicolor skin infection)
Biochemical name:Mitochondrial malate dehydrogenase
MW(SDS-PAGE):35
Allergenicity:Thirty of 36 M. furfur-allergic atopic dermatitis patients (83.3%) had elevated serum levels of IgE to purified Mal f 4, indicating that Mal f 4 is a major allergen. There was a significant correlation of the Phadebas RAST unit values of Mal f 4 and the crude antigen.
Allergenicity ref.:10103045
Food allergen:No
Date Created:01-09-2003
Last Updated:2010-04-29 23:57:55
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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Mala f 4.0101AF084828AAD25927Q9Y750