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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Cic a 1
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Fabales
Species: Cicer arietinum (Chickpea)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 3827
Biochemical name:Late embryogenesis protein 4
Allergenicity:31 of 36 people with clinical history of allergy to consumption of chickpea in Spain, were tested by SPT using commercial chickpea extract. 22 of 35 were positive to chickpea ImmunoCAP. 8 of 34 subjects were positive by IgE western blots to this protein that was expressed as a recombinant from a cDNA.
Route of allergen exposure:Food
Date Created:
Last Updated:2020-02-25 22:46:58
Submitter Info:
Name:Andrea Wangorsch
Institution:Paul Ehrlich-Institut
City:Langen, Germany
Submission Date:2019-12-17


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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Cic a 1.0101MN276084QHW05434.1