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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Sor h 2
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Plantae Liliopsida (monocots)
Order: Poales
Species: Sorghum halepense (Johnson grass)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 4560
Biochemical name:Expansin-like protein; grass pollen group 2 allergen
Allergenicity:11 of 11 patients with Johnson grass pollen sensitivity by SPT showed serum IgE reactivity by immunoblotting with whole Johnson grass pollen extract with a band identified as Sor h 2. Sera pooled from six of these patients showed IgE reactivity with a protein spot on 2D immunoblot matching this sequence identified by mass spectrometery of a protein excised from a replica gel.
Allergenicity reference:PubMed:25129679
Route of allergen exposure:Airway
Created:2015-11-10 12:00:00
Last Updated:2019-09-26 07:14:05
Submitter Info:
Name:Janet M Davies
Institution:The University of Queensland, School of Medicine
City:Brisbane, Australia
Submission Date:2012-11-13


Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Sor h 2.0101KF887427AIL01318A0A077B7S9 
Sor h 2.0201KF887428AIL01319A0A077B2S0