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Characterization of cross-reacting allergens in mango fruit.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11251404     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: Allergic reactions to mango fruit have become increasingly important. A cross-reaction between mango fruit, various other foods, and respiratory allergens has been assumed but not investigated until now. METHODS: The sera of nine patients were used to characterize cross-reacting allergens in mango fruits by EAST inhibition and immunoblot inhibition. RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: EAST inhibition and immunoblot inhibition demonstrated that cross-reactions between mango fruits, mugwort pollen, birch pollen, celery, and carrot are based on allergens related to Bet v 1 and Art v 1, the major allergens of birch and mugwort pollen, respectively.
A Paschke; H Kinder; K Zunker; M Wigotzki; H Steinhart; R Wessbecher; I Vieluf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Allergy     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0105-4538     ISO Abbreviation:  Allergy     Publication Date:  2001 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-04-02     Completed Date:  2001-06-28     Revised Date:  2004-12-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7804028     Medline TA:  Allergy     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  237-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Hamburg, Institute of Biochemistry and Food Chemistry, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Allergens / adverse effects*
Antigens, Protozoan / adverse effects*
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Food Hypersensitivity / immunology*
Fruit / adverse effects*
Immunoglobulin E / blood
Lymphokines / antagonists & inhibitors
Middle Aged
Pollen / adverse effects,  anatomy & histology
Prostatic Secretory Proteins*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Allergens; 0/Antigens, Protozoan; 0/Lymphokines; 0/Prostatic Secretory Proteins; 0/QF116 antigen, Plasmodium falciparum; 0/beta-microseminoprotein; 0/immunoglobulin-binding factors; 37341-29-0/Immunoglobulin E

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