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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Ole e 4
Lineage: Source: Plantae Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Species: Olea europaea (Olive)
Obsolete name:Ole e IV
Biochemical name:N.A.
Allergenicity:16 out of 20 sera from patients with positive skin test to olive pollen extract (80%), showed IgE binding to Ole e 4 in immunoblot. IgE binding to olive pollen extract in ELISA could be inhibited by Ole e 4 up to 75%.
Allergenicity reference:9500754
Route of allergen exposure:Unknown
Date Created:03-04-2003
Last Updated:2010-04-29 23:57:55
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Posted: 15 Nov 2014

The 24 aa peptide is NOT of consecutive amino acid sequences as indicated by the NCBI entry. Instead a 10 aa section and a 14 aa section each have 100% identity with two non-adjacent segments of Ole e 9.0101. This sequence is therefore apparently wrong. 15 Nov 2014

Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Ole e 4.0101 P80741P80741