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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Blo t 18
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Animalia Arthropoda
Order: Sarcoptiformes
Species: Blomia tropicalis (Storage mite)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 40697
Biochemical name:Chitinase-like protein (contains a C-terminal peritrophin-A-like domain)
Allergenicity:Sera from 26 mite-allergic patients with positive ImmunoCAP to Blomia tropicalis (CAP class >= 3) were tested by ELISA. Of those, 15 sera (58%) had IgE to recombinant Blo t 18.0101 expressed in E. coli (ELISA OD exceeding the mean OD + 3*SD of 17 non-allergic donors' sera).
Allergenicity reference:DOI:10.1101/2023.02.09.527948(preprintonBioRxiv)
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Date Created:2023-11-28
Last Updated:2023-11-28 19:24:56
Submitter Info:
Name:Qing Xiong, Stephen Kwok-Wing Tsui
Institution:Chinese University of Hong Kong
City:Hong Kong, China,
Submission Date:2023-07-19


Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Blo t 18.0101OQ285956 AY291330 WBV73488 AAQ24549A1KXI8