AF118: Group 5 ragweed allergen

List allergens from this family:

Routes of exposure:
Include only IUIS approved allergens.

Biochemical properties

These small proteins of unknown function were found exclusively in ragweed (Ambrosia spp.) pollen.

Allergens from this family

The group 5 ragweed pollen allergens are minor allergens [1].



  1. Wopfner N, Gadermaier G, Egger M, Asero R, Ebner C, Jahn-Schmid B, Ferreira F:
    The spectrum of allergens in ragweed and mugwort pollen.
    Int Arch Allergy Immunol 2005, 138, 337-46. [PubMed] [Full Text]


Links to Pfam

Family-defining Pfam domains (at least one of these domains is present in each family member):

Pfam domain Pfam clan
PF03913 Amb V Allergen -


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