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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Amb a 5
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Asterales
Species: Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Short ragweed)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 4212
Obsolete name:Ra5
Allergenicity:18 selected ragweed-allergic patients showed serum IgE binding to native and rAmb a 5 in DARIA; histamine release from basophils from 2 allergic patients induced by both native and rAmb a 5 - 17% of 65 pateints with ragweed hay fever showed IgE binding to Amb a 5 in RAST.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:7685794PubMed:1390654
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Date Created:10-04-2003
Last Updated:2020-05-13 21:15:48
Submitter Info:
Name:Marsh DG
Institution:John Hopkins University School of Medicine
City:Baltimore, MD
Submission Date:1993-01-01


Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Amb a 5.0101 P02878P02878