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Allergen Details:

Allergen name: Poly p 5
Allergen source: Major taxonomic group: Animalia Arthropoda
Order: Hymenoptera
Species: Polybia paulista (Wasp)
NCBI Taxomony ID: 291283
Biochemical name:Venom group 5
MW(SDS-PAGE):21.19 kDa
Allergenicity:11 out of 22 patients sera tested positive for IgE binding
Route of allergen exposure:Injection
Created:2015-11-23 12:00:00
Last Updated:2019-09-06 21:42:57
Submitter Info:
Name:Karine M De Amicis
Institution:University of Sao Paulo, Allergy and Immunopathology
City:Sao Paulo, Brazil
Submission Date:2015-09-17


Posted: 23 Nov 2015

Poly was chosen for the generic abbreviation for Polybia since there are many species of Polistes and quite a few Polybia with first letter of species shared. The hundreds of species will cause confusion if the genera are not differentiated. 23 Nov. 2015 REG

Table of IsoAllergens Click +/- for additional information
Isoallergen and variants GenBank Nucleotide GenBank Protein UniProt PDB
Poly p 5.0101  C0HJV9 
Poly p 5.0102  P86686