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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Amb a 7
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Asterales
Species: Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Short ragweed)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 4212
Obsolete name:Ra7
Biochemical name:Plastocyanin
Allergenicity:About 15-20% of ragweed-allergic patients were found to have IgE against Amb a 7. Roebber, M., and D.G. Marsh. 1991. Isolation and characterization of allergen Amb a VII from short ragweed pollen. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 87:324 (abstract)
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Date Created:14-04-2003
Last Updated:2019-06-28 19:36:01
Submitter Info:
Name:Marsh DG
Institution:John Hopkins University School of Medicine
City:Baltimore, MD
Submission Date:1993-01-01


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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Amb a 7.0101