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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Koc s 2
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Magnoliopsida
Order: Caryophyllales
Species: Kochia scoparia (Burning bush)
Obsolete name:Bassia scoparia
Biochemical name:profilin
MW(SDS-PAGE):~14.5 kDa
Allergenicity:15 of 28 pollen allergic subjects were SPT positive with natural purified protein. 17 of 28 showed serum IgE binding in reducing immunoblots with natural and recombinant pure proteins. The experiments are well described in the J Korean Soc Appl Biol Chem (2015) 58(3):443-451.
Allergenicity reference:DOI:
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Date Created:18-08-2014
Last Updated:2020-05-14 00:28:39
Submitter Info:
Name:Mohammad-Ali Assarehzadegan
Institution:Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences
City:Ahvaz, Iran
Submission Date:2014-08-06


Posted: 18 Aug 2014

Kochia scoparia has been commonly used in the allergen literature, the synonym, Bassia scoparia has also been used. Due to common usage Koc s 2 is assigned.

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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Koc s 2.0101KM266373AIV43661.1A0A0A0REA1