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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Citr l 2
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Cucurbitales
Species: Citrullus lanatus (Watermelon)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 3654
Biochemical name:Profilin
Allergenicity:17 watermelon allergic subjects, all with pollen allergy also, all claimed OAS and were SPT positive. Inhibition of IgE binding with recombinant and native profilin was very good. 1 patient was tested by Basophil test and was positive
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:20484919
Route of allergen exposure:Food
Date Created:
Last Updated:2016-11-22 00:55:54
Submitter Info:
Name:Carlos Pastor Vargas
Institution:Instituto de Investigation Sanitarias Fundacion Jimenez Diaz
City:Madrid, Spain
Submission Date:2014-03-12


Posted: 22 Nov 2016

Submission was lost and reviewed only in Nov 2016 REG.

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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Citr l 2.0101AY730591AAU43733Q5XWE1