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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Equ a 6
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Animalia Chordata
Order: Perissodactyla
Species: Equus asinus (Donkey)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 9793
Biochemical name:Lysozyme
Allergenicity:IgE positive responses to purified lysozyme of horse (Equus caballus) and donkey (Equus asinus), 1 patient with dermal (urticaria) reactions to creams containing donkey milk, the second with dermatis following exposure to donkey milk in cosmetics and angioedema after ingesting a few drops of donkey milk. The horse and donkey lysozymes are 99% identical. The two patients had ~ IgE to pure donkey and horse lysozyme, a bit more reactivity in BAT to donkey. Seems both dermal and food allergens.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:30004599
Route of allergen exposure:Contact
Date Created:20-12-2017
Last Updated:2020-05-14 23:38:58
Submitter Info:
Name:Kyra Swiontek, Christiane Hilger
Institution:Luxembourg Institute of Health, Dept. of Infection and Immunity
City:Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg,
Submission Date:2017-12-06


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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Equ a 6.01 XP_014705584.1