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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Amb a 8
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Asterales
Species: Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Short ragweed)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 4212
Biochemical name:Profilin
Allergenicity:Published 2008. Mugwort and ragweed allergic patients (pool of 46) used to screen cDNA library with patients from Italy and Austria. Selected clones were expressed and tested for cross-reactivity using sera from 5 subjects. Proteins were characterized for MW and structure.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:18588553
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Date Created:03-11-2006
Last Updated:2019-06-28 19:37:35
Submitter Info:
Name:Ferreira F
Institution:University of Salzburg
City:Salzburg, Austria
Submission Date:2006-01-01


Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Amb a 8.0101AY894660AAX77687Q2KN245EM1 5EV0 5EVE
Amb a 8.0102AY894661AAX77688Q2KN23