Sarcoplasmic calcium-binding protein is an EF-hand-type protein identified as a new shrimp allergen.

@article{Ayuso2009SarcoplasmicCP,
  title={Sarcoplasmic calcium-binding protein is an EF-hand-type protein identified as a new shrimp allergen.},
  author={R. M. P{\'e}rez Ayuso and Galina Grishina and M D Ib{\'a}{\~n}ez and Carlos Blanco and Teresa Carrillo and Ramon Bencharitiwong and Silvia Araujo S{\'a}nchez and Anna H Nowak-Węgrzyn and Hugh A Sampson},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2009},
  volume={124 1},
  pages={114-20}
}
BACKGROUND Shellfish allergy is a long-lasting disorder usually persisting throughout life. Despite its high prevalence, there is limited information about allergenic shrimp proteins. OBJECTIVE Characterization of shrimp allergens. METHODS Fifty-two adults and children with a history of immediate allergic reactions to shrimp and elevated serum IgE to shrimp were selected for this study. Tryptic digests from a 20-kd IgE-binding protein were analyzed by LC-MS/MS, identifying the protein as a… CONTINUE READING

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