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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Koc s 2
Lineage: Source: Plantae Magnoliopsida
Order: Caryophyllales
Species: Kochia scoparia (Burning bush)
Biochemical name:profilin
Allergenicity:15 of 28 pollen allergic subjects were SPT positive with natural purified protein. 17 of 28 showed serum IgE binding in reducing immunoblots with natural and recombinant pure proteins
Food allergen:No
Date Created:2014-08-18 12:00:00
Last Updated:2016-10-11 12:52:53
Submitter Info:
Name:Mohammad-Ali Assarehzadegan
Institution:Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences
City:Ahvaz, Iran


Posted: 18 Aug 2014

Kochia scoparia has been commonly used in the allergen literature, the synonym, Bassia scoparia has also been used. Due to common usage Koc s 2 is assigned.

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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Koc s 2.0101KM266373AIV43661.1A0A0A0REA1