AF163: Dehydrin

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Routes of exposure:
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Biochemical properties

Dehydrins are intracellular plant proteins that are expressed upon drought and cold stress. They are hydrophilic and thermostable [1].

Allergens from this family

Tri a 35, a dehydrin from wheat, was identified as minor allergen for patients with baker's asthma [2].



  1. Rorat T:
    Plant dehydrins--tissue location, structure and function.
    Cell Mol Biol Lett 2006, 11, 536-56. [PubMed] [Full Text]
  2. Constantin C, Quirce S, Poorafshar M, Touraev A, Niggemann B, Mari A, Ebner C, Akerstrom H, Heberle-Bors E, Nystrand M, Valenta R:
    Micro-arrayed wheat seed and grass pollen allergens for component-resolved diagnosis.
    Allergy 2009, 64, 1030-7. [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
PF00257 Dehydrin -

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