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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Per a 2
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Animalia Arthropoda
Order: Blattodea
Species: Periplaneta americana (American cockroach)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 6978
Biochemical name:aspartic protease-like and inactive aspartic protease-like
Allergenicity:Twenty six of 41 subjects from Taiwan had positive serum IgE to recombinant Per a 2.0101 as measured by ELISA. Subjects had allergic rhinitis or asthma and rhinitis. All were positive >0.35 kU/L to cockroach by ImmunoCAP.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:22469443
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Date Created:21-07-2014
Last Updated:2020-03-24 19:26:36
Submitter Info:
Name:Mey-Fann Lee
Institution:Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Dept. Medical Research
City:Taichung, Taiwan
Submission Date:2014-06-27


Posted: 24 Mar 2020

There is another Per a 2 sequence in the GenBank from Dr. Chew that has never been included in the database. AY792947

Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Per a 2.0101GU188391ADR82198E7BQV5