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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Man e 5
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Eudikotyledons
Order: Malpighiales
Species: Manihot esculenta (Cassava, manioc)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 3983
Biochemical name:Glutamic acid rich protein
MW(SDS-PAGE):30 kDa (anomalous migration due to high P and E content)
Allergenicity:Among Brazilian patients allergic to manioc and latex, 5 out of 7 subjects (71.4%) demonstrated a positive IgE reactivity to the purified rMan e 5 and all 7 were positive to Hev b 5. From 30 Italian patients allergic to latex, initially selected for reactivity against Hev b 5, 12 (40%) were IgE positive to rMan e5 in ELISA.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:23526605
Route of allergen exposure:Food
Created:2011-04-13 12:00:00
Last Updated:2019-08-30 01:10:26
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Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Man e 5.0101JF710639AEE98392M1E7Y0