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Allergen name: Hev b 5
Lineage: Source: Plantae Magnoliopsida
Order: Malpighiales
Species: Hevea brasiliensis (Para rubber tree (latex))
MW(SDS-PAGE):16
Allergenicity:- Among NRL RAST-positive patients, IgE binding to rHev b 5/MBP was noted in 12/13 (92%) of health care workers and 32/57 (56%) of spina bifida patients. - Basophil histamine release by purified Hev b 5 in 5 out of 6 allergic patients tested: medline 96411752. - Of 22 HCW who had experienced immediate skin reactions to NRL gloves, 65% had positive SPT response to recombinant Hev b 5: medline 22529212
Allergenicity ref.:8810306
Food allergen:No
Date Created:2003-07-24 12:00:00
Last Updated:2010-04-29 23:57:55
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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Hev b 5.0101U42640AAC49447Q39967