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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Mer a 1
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Malpighiales
Species: Mercurialis annua (Annual mercury)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 3986
Biochemical name:Profilin
MW(SDS-PAGE):14.1 kDa; 15.8 kDa
Allergenicity:Of 37 sera with RAST values > 3 to M. annua pollen extract, 22 and 29 (51% and 59%) showed IgE binding to bands at 14.1 and 15.8 kDa on an immunoblot of M.annua pollen extract. These bands were identified as nMer a 1 by Western blot with a rabbit anti-profilin antibody (PubMed: 9104791).
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:9104791PubMed:9525453
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Date Created:25-09-2007
Last Updated:2020-05-13 21:00:57
Submitter Info:
Name:Juan A. Asturias
City:Bilbao, Spain
Submission Date:1997-09-08


Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Mer a 1.0101Y13271CAA73720O49894