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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Der f 17
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Animalia Arthropoda
Order: Sarcoptiformes
Species: Dermatophagoides farinae (American house dust mite)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 6954
Biochemical name:Calcium binding protein
Allergenicity:As described in the publication, Der f 17 binds IgE in 35% of sera from mite-allergic patients. The authors described obtaining a cDNA clone, but did not provide a sequence. Tategaki A, Kawamoto S, Aki T, Jyo T, Suzuki O, Shigeta S, Ono K. Newly described house dust mite allergens. ACI International suppl. 1:74-76, 2000
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Date Created:20-06-2006
Last Updated:2019-08-15 01:26:42
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Posted: 07 Nov 2018

The sequence was never entered in WHO/IUIS, only a description of IgE binding and that the authors cloned a cDNA. A search was made in Nov 2018 including in proteomics papers and no sequences were found. Thus, the entry cannot be confirmed.

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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Der f 17.0101