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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Pun g 14
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Myrtales
Species: Punica granatum (Pomegranate)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 22663
Biochemical name:Chitinase III
Allergenicity:Five of 10 subjects allergic to pomegranate pulp extract were positive to Pun g 14 by IgE binding by dot-blotting, 8 were positive by immunoblotting. The protein is highly identical to Hev b 14 and to raspberry chitinase. Based on FABER tests of 357 patients, 214 were positive to Pun g 1, 69 to Pun g 16, 44 to Pun g 7, 20 to another protein they called Pun g 5. And 161 to pomegranate seed.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:30241023
Route of allergen exposure:Food
Date Created:22/01/2020
Last Updated:2020-01-23 04:49:31
Submitter Info:
Name:Maria Antonietta Ciardiello
Institution:National Research Council, Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources
City:Naples, Italy
Submission Date:2018-05-31


Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Pun g 14.0101  G1UH284TOQ