Chenopodium album pollen profilin (Che a 2): homology modeling and evaluation of cross-reactivity with allergenic profilins based on predicted potential IgE epitopes and IgE reactivity analysis

@article{Amini2010ChenopodiumAP,
  title={Chenopodium album pollen profilin (Che a 2): homology modeling and evaluation of cross-reactivity with allergenic profilins based on predicted potential IgE epitopes and IgE reactivity analysis},
  author={Akram Amini and Mojtaba Sankian and Mohammad-Ali Assarehzadegan and Fatemeh Vahedi and Abdolreza Varasteh},
  journal={Molecular Biology Reports},
  year={2010},
  volume={38},
  pages={2579-2587}
}
The inhalation of Chenopodium album (C. album) pollen has been reported as an important cause of allergic respiratory symptoms. The aim of this study was to produce the recombinant profilin of C. album (rChe a 2) pollen and to investigate its cross-reactivity with other plant-derived profilins based on potential conformational epitopes and IgE reactivity analysis. Che a 2-coding sequence was cloned, expressed, and purified using one step metal affinity chromatography to recover high-purity… 

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