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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Equ c 6
Lineage: Source: Animalia Chordata
Order: Perissodactyla
Species: Equus caballus (domestic horse)
Biochemical name:Lysozyme
MW(SDS-PAGE):15 kDa
Allergenicity:IgE positive responses to purified lysozyme of horse (Equus caballus) and donkey (Equus asinus), 1 patient with dermal (urticaria) reactions to creams containing donkey milk, the second with dermatis following exposure to donkey milk in cosmetics and angioedema after ingesting a few drops of donkey milk. The horse and donkey lysozymes are 99% identical. The two patients had ~ IgE to pure donkey and horse lysozyme, a bit more reactivity in BAT to donkey. Seems both dermal and food allergens.
Food allergen:Yes
Last Updated:2017-12-14 20:45:15
Submitter Info:
Name:Kyra Swiontek, Christiane Hilger
Institution:Luxumbourg Institute of Health, Dept. of Infection and Immunity
City:Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Email:kyra.swiontek@lih.lu, christiane.hilger@lih.lu

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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Equ c 6.01  P113762EQL