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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Der p 2
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Animalia Arthropoda
Order: Sarcoptiformes
Species: Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus (European house dust mite)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 6956
Obsolete name:DPX
Biochemical name:NPC2 family; MD-2-related lipid recognition (ML) domain containing protein
Allergenicity:Of 12 mite-allergic patients tested, 9 had positive skin tests in response to Der p 2 at conc. LESSTHAN 10(-3) ug/ml. Of 65 mite-allergic patients, 59 showed IgE binding to Der p 2 in RAST - Of 45 Dp-sensitive patients tested, 32 (71%) positive in Der p 2 RAST: medline 88228791. - Of 35 mite-allergic patients, 100% positive in Der p 2 RAST: medline 97030607
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:2732406
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Date Created:08-05-2003
Last Updated:2023-11-09 13:28:48
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Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Der p 2.0101AF276239AAF86462P492781A9V
Der p 2.0102  P49278 (variant) 
Der p 2.0103  P49278 (variant) 
Der p 2.0104  P49278 (variant) 
Der p 2.0105  P49278 (variant) 
Der p 2.0106  P49278 (variant) 
Der p 2.0107  P49278 (variant) 
Der p 2.0108  P49278 (variant) 
Der p 2.0109    
Der p 2.0110FM177223CAQ68249C7T6L5 
Der p 2.0111    
Der p 2.0112    
Der p 2.0113    
Der p 2.0114AM263560CAK22338Q1H8P8 
Der p 2.0115FM177223CAQ68249C7T6L5