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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Hev b 1
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Malpighiales
Species: Hevea brasiliensis (Para rubber tree (latex))
NCBI Taxomony ID: 3981
Biochemical name:Rubber elongation factor
Allergenicity:PubMed:9389300: Of 140 patients with spina bifida (SB), 81% had IgE against nHev b 1, as measured by EAST. Of 105 health care workers (HCWs) allergic to latex, 52% had nHev b 1 specific IgE. In skin-prick test with nHev b 1, 10 of 14 patients with SB and 16 of 18 HCWs reacted to the allergen. - PubMed:8828541: None of 20 tested sera of latex-allergic adult patients tested showed IgE binding to nHev b 1 or rHev b 1 on immunoblot. However, both allergens were recognized by 2 serum pools (53 and 101 sera) of patients with SB. - PubMed:10691894: Hev b 1 was recognized in an IgE-ELISA by 10 of 31 (32%) sera from latex allergic HCWs and from 13 of 13 sera from latex allergic patients with SB.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:9389300PubMed:8828541PubMed:10691894
Route of allergen exposure:Contact
Created:2003-07-03 12:00:00
Last Updated:2019-07-11 17:58:01
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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Hev b 1.0101X56535CAA39880P15252