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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Amb a 6
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Asterales
Species: Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Short ragweed)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 4212
Obsolete name:Ra6
Biochemical name:Non-specific lipid transfer protein type 1
Allergenicity:Among 101 ragweed-sensitive patients, 21% had serum IgE antibodies against purified Amb a 6. Among 32 highly ragweed-allergic patients tested, 8 showed positive skin reactions (25%).
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:6863927
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Created:2003-04-10 12:00:00
Last Updated:2019-06-28 19:32:01
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 6.0101U89793AAB51146O04004