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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Der f 18
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Animalia Arthropoda
Order: Sarcoptiformes
Species: Dermatophagoides farinae (American house dust mite)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 6954
Biochemical name:Non-catalytic chitinase-like protein (contains a C-terminal peritrophin-A-like domain)
MW(SDS-PAGE):60 kDa
Allergenicity:ELISA showed that purified Der f 18 bound IgE in 54% of sera from patients with D farinae allergy. In addition, the 60-kd protein was able to bind IgE in 57% to 77% of D farinae-sensitized dogs.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:12847483
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Created:2003-05-06 12:00:00
Last Updated:2023-11-28 18:51:01
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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Der f 18.0101AY093656AAM19082Q86R84