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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Bla g 5
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Animalia Arthropoda
Order: Blattodea
Species: Blattella germanica (German cockroach)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 6973
Biochemical name:Glutathione S-transferase
MW(SDS-PAGE):23 kDa
Allergenicity:IgE Ab binding to natural and recombinant Bla g 5 was found in 27/40 (67.5%) and 29/40 (72.5%) of sera from CR-allergic patients, as measured by RIA. 5 out of 7 CR-allergic patients tested showed a positive skin reaction (>8x8-mm wheal) to rBla g 5, at conc. of 10(-4)-10(-1) µg/ml
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:9252418
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Created:2003-05-16 12:00:00
Last Updated:2020-03-24 19:13:30
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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Bla g 5.0101U92412AAB72147O18598