ALLERGEN NOMENCLATURE
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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Tri a 18
Lineage: Source: Plantae Liliopsida
Order: Poales
Species: Triticum aestivum (Wheat)
Obsolete name:Isolectin A, WGA1
Biochemical name:Agglutinin isolectin 1
Allergenicity:Wheat germ agglutinin (a fraction purified using a concanavalin-A affinity column) was identified as allergen for some but not all of the allergic bakers (sera from 35 individuals with suspected allergies to inhaled flour were tested).
Allergenicity ref.:6697476
Food allergen:Yes
Date Created:06-03-2003
Last Updated:2010-04-29 23:57:55
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Posted: 22 Nov 2014

It is not clear whether this protein was identified as the IgE binding protein in wheat flour in the paper by Sutton et al., 1984, PMID 6697476

Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Tri a 18.0101M25536AAA34256P109681WGC 2CWG 7WGA;