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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Fag e 5
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Caryophyllales
Species: Fagopyrum esculentum (Common buckwheat)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 3617
Obsolete name:8S storage protein
Biochemical name:Vicilin-like protein
Allergenicity:Seven subjects positive by case history, two of the seven positive by food challenge. In vitro IgE testing by ELISA: six of seven positive. Controls were performed with sera from 5 healthy donors, and 28 sera from atopic controls. Testing was to native protein (identified by LC-MS/MS) purified from buckwheat seed.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:29171912
Route of allergen exposure:Food
Date Created:07-10-2017
Last Updated:2019-08-16 22:47:25
Submitter Info:
Name:Karin Hoffmann-Sommergruber, Sabine Geiselhart
Institution:Medical University of Vienna, Dept. of Pathophysiology
City:Vienna, Austria,
Submission Date:2017-09-20


Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Fag e 5.0101AY536051AY536051.1Q6QJL1