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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Thu a 2
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Animalia Chordata
Order: Perciformes
Species: Thunnus albacares (Yellowfin tuna)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 8236
Biochemical name:Beta-enolase
Allergenicity:Sera of 12 of 62 fish allergic individuals had IgE that reacted with the purified natural Thu a 2 in ELISA. IgE of 1 of 2 tested patients produced a postitive RBL assay with Thu a 2.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:23786287
Route of allergen exposure:Food
Date Created:30-07-2012
Last Updated:2020-05-15 00:04:18
Submitter Info:
Name:Annette Kuehn, Ph.D.
Institution:Luxembourg Institute of Health, Department of Infection & Immunity
City:Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Submission Date:


Posted: 31 Jan 2018

Check with Kuehn and Hentges as this short sequence has 3 mismatches to Long sequence they put in NCBI CBL79145.1 and the one they put in UNIPROT, labeled as Thu a 2.0101 in 2017

Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Thu a 2.0101 P86978P86978