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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Pers a 1
Lineage: Source: Plantae Magnoliopsida
Order: Laurales
Species: Persea americana (Avocado)
Obsolete name:Prs a 1
Biochemical name:Class I chitinase
MW(SDS-PAGE):32
Allergenicity:Of 20 avocado and/or latex-allergic patients, 15 showed IgE binding to 32 kD Pers a 1 on immunoblot of avocado extract. rPers a 1 was recognized by IgE in serumpool of these patients.
Allergenicity reference:9774427
Route of allergen exposure:Food
Date Created:03-07-2003
Last Updated:2010-04-29 23:57:55
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Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Pers a 1.0101Z78202CAB01591P93680