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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Mor a 2
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Rosales
Species: Morus alba (White mulberry)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 229046
Biochemical name:Cobalamin-independent methionine synthase
Allergenicity:Eleven subjects in Turkey with inhalation allergen and positive SPT to mulberry pollen extract (although 7 were late phase reactors) were tested for IgE binding to white mulberry pollen protein by western blot. The protein was cloned by PCR. The natural protein was confirmed by mass spectrometry. 11 of 11 were positive for IgE reactivity. results were reported in a scientific meeting in Turkey in 2018.
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Date Created:2020/12/7
Last Updated:2020-12-07 20:01:46
Submitter Info:
Name:Nazli Arda; Yunus Aksut
Institution:Molecular Biology and Genetics (MBG)
City:Istanbul, Turkey;
Submission Date:2020-11-11


Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Mor a 2.0101MN947650QOS47419