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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Thu a 3
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Animalia Chordata
Order: Perciformes
Species: Thunnus albacares (Yellowfin tuna)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 8236
Biochemical name:Aldolase A
Allergenicity:Sera of 8 of 62 (13%) fish allergic patients had IgE that reacted with purified natural Thu a 3 in ELISA. IgE of 2 of 2 tested patients produced postive RBL assays with Thu a 3.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:23786287
Route of allergen exposure:Food
Date Created:30-07-2012
Last Updated:2020-05-15 00:05:58
Submitter Info:
Name:Annette Kuehn, Ph.D.
Institution:Luxembourg Institute of Health, Department of Infection & Immunity
City:Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Thu a 3.0101 P86979P86979