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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Koc s 2
Lineage: Source: Plantae Magnoliopsida
Order: Caryophyllales
Species: Kochia scoparia (Burning bush)
Obsolete name:Bassia scoparia
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. The experiments are well described in the J Korean Soc Appl Biol Chem (2015) 58(3):443-451.
Allergenicity ref.:DOI 10.1007/s13765-015-0063-5
Food allergen:No
Last Updated:2017-12-13 17:24:13
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