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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Coc n 1
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Liliopsida (monocots)
Order: Arecales
Species: Cocos nucifera (Coconut)
Biochemical name:vicilin-like protein
Allergenicity:Indian subjects with airway allergy, skin prick test (2+ erythema to 3+ erythema plus =>3mm wheal) and basophil cellular tests to coconut pollen; 10 of 10 were positive by IgE ELISA, reducing immunoblot and basophil histamine release, as well as upregulation of CD 63 by FACS in a BAT.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:26426307
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Date Created:28-02-2016
Last Updated:2019-07-31 23:41:29
Submitter Info:
Name:Bodhisattwa Saha and Swati Gupta Bhattacharya
Institution:Bose Institute
City:Kolkata, India and
Submission Date:2016-01-12


Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Coc n 1.0101KT880469ALQ56981.1A0A0S3B0K0