IgE-binding proliferative responses and skin test reactivity to Cop c 1, the first recombinant allergen from the basidiomycete Coprinus comatus.


BACKGROUND Basidiomycetes spores are ubiquitously distributed, found throughout the year in outdoor and indoor air, and represent relevant sources of aeroallergens associated with allergy and asthma. OBJECTIVE Cloning and characterization of Coprinus comatus (shaggy cap mushroom) allergens is essential to elucidate their molecular characteristics and to… (More)