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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Aed a 5
Lineage: Source: Animalia Arthropoda
Order: Diptera
Species: Aedes aegypti (Yellow fever mosquito)
Biochemical name:Sarcoplasmic Ca+ (EF-hand) binding protein
MW(SDS-PAGE):28.5 kDa
Allergenicity:Case history of mosquito allergy (bites and/or inhalation of insect parts) from subjects living in the Caribbean island of Martinique with asthma and/or rhinitis and specific IgE to mosquito extract. Proteins of defatted, freeze dried mosquitoes, with proteins separated on 2D gels and immunoblotted with six individual sera Abstract presented at EAACI Barcelona, 2015. IgE binding spots were identified by mass LC/MS-MS of trypsinized gel spots. Sarcoplasmic Ca+ binding protein bound IgE from 4 of 6 subjects.
Allergenicity ref.:28235135
Food allergen:No
Date Created:2015-12-30 12:00:00
Last Updated:2017-12-22 19:28:20
Submitter Info:
Name:Jose F. Cantillo
Institution:Instituto de Investigaciones Inmunologicas-Universidad de Cartagena
City:Cartagena, Colombia


Posted: 30 Dec 2015

Presentation of new allergens of Aedes aegypti (Aed a 4-8) in oral abstract session of the EAACI, Barcelona, Spain, 2015; abstract in Allergy, v70, abstr # 133. The work done for the identification and characterization of this allergen were made by:
Jose F. Cantillo, Leonardo Puerta and Enrique Fernandez-Caldas.

Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Aed a 5.0101XM_001653412.1XP_001653462.1Q16XK7