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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Equ c 4
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Animalia Chordata
Order: Perissodactyla
Species: Equus caballus (Domestic horse)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 9796
Obsolete name:Equ c 5, ALL4 horse, ALL5 horse
Biochemical name:Latherin
MW(SDS-PAGE):17 kDa, 20.5 kDa
Allergenicity:17 of 22 (77%) horse allergic patients showed IgE binding in ELISA; 9/9 sera showed IgE binding on immunoblot
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:11358533PubMed:19478940
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Created:2003-02-05 12:00:00
Last Updated:2020-05-14 23:41:40
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Posted: 27 Jan 2015

Eque c 4 and Equ c 5 were originally identified by partial peptide sequences which later proved to belong to the same protein sequences. Thus, Equ c 5 was deleted from the database.

Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Equ c 4.0101AF491288AAM09530P82615