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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Aca f 2
Lineage: Source: Plantae Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Species: Acacia farnesiana (Vachellia farnesiana) (Needle bush)
Obsolete name:Mimosa farnesiana, Vachellia farnesiana
Biochemical name:profilin
MW(SDS-PAGE):14.3 kDa
Food allergen:No
Date Created:2016-04-04 12:00:00
Last Updated:2016-10-11 19:54:06
Submitter Info:
Name:Mohammad-Ali Assarehzadegan
Institution:Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences
City:Ahvaz, Iran


Posted: 18 Aug 2014

The genus name, Acacia sp. has been used in 44 publications on pollen allergy. The NCBI Taxonomy lists Acacis sp. as Vachellia sp. The older commonly used generic name was Mimosa sp. There are no publications listing Vachellia sp. relating to allergy. There are only a few listing Mimosa sp. Due to common usage, we will use Acacia farnesiana, Aca f 2.

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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Aca f 2.0101KM266374.1AIV43662.1A0A0A0RCW1