The novel structure of the cockroach allergen Bla g 1 has implications for allergenicity and exposure assessment.Mueller, G.A., Pedersen, L.C., Lih, F.B., Glesner, J., Moon, A.F., Chapman, M.D., Tomer, K.B., London, R.E., Pomes, A.
(2013) J Allergy Clin Immunol 132: 1420-1426.e9
- PubMed: 23915714
- DOI: 10.1016/j.jaci.2013.06.014
- Primary Citation of Related Structures:
- PubMed Abstract:
Sensitization to cockroach allergens is a major risk factor for asthma. The cockroach allergen Bla g 1 has multiple repeats of approximately 100 amino acids, but the fold of the protein and its biological function are unknown.
Laboratory of Structural Biology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC. Electronic address: Mueller3@niehs.nih.gov.