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Table 3 Allergen Databases on the Internet

From: Screening of transgenic proteins expressed in transgenic food crops for the presence of short amino acid sequences identical to potential, IgE – binding linear epitopes of allergens

Name Webadress Allergen type Information
Agmobiol http://ambl.lsc.pku.edu.cn Food, pollen Protein databank accessions, literature references
CSL http://www.csl.gov.uk/allergen (free registration required) All Protein databank accessions, epitopes literature references
Farrp http://www.allergenonline.com (free registration required) All Protein databank accessions of 658 allergens
NCFST http://www.iit.edu/~sgendel/fa.htm All, plus coeliac Protein databank accessions
Protall http://www.ifr.bbsrc.ac.uk/protall Plant Protein databank accessions, biochemical and clinical data
SDAP http://129.109.73.75/SDAP/ All Protein databank accessions, allergenic protein sequences, search facility for identical and similar peptide sequences1
SwissProt http://us.expasy.org/cgi-bin/lists?allergen.txt All Protein databank accessions
WHO/IUIS http://www.allergen.org All Nomenclature, protein databank accessions
  1. 1 The SDAP database and the peptide similarity search algorithm are described by Ivanciuc et al. [24]