Allergen databases

Brusic, V, Millot, M, Petrovsky, N, Gendel, SM, Gigonzac, O and Stelman, SJ (2003) Allergen databases. Allergy, 58 11: 1093-1100. doi:10.1034/j.1398-9995.2003.00248.x


Author Brusic, V
Millot, M
Petrovsky, N
Gendel, SM
Gigonzac, O
Stelman, SJ
Title Allergen databases
Journal name Allergy   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0105-4538
Publication date 2003
Sub-type Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
DOI 10.1034/j.1398-9995.2003.00248.x
Volume 58
Issue 11
Start page 1093
End page 1100
Total pages 8
Language eng
Abstract Allergies represent a significant medical and industrial problem. Molecular and clinical data on allergens are growing exponentially and in this article we have reviewed nine specialized allergen databases and identified data sources related to protein allergens contained in general purpose molecular databases. An analysis of allergens contained in public databases indicates a high level of redundancy of entries and a relatively low coverage of allergens by individual databases. From this analysis we identify current database needs for allergy research and, in particular, highlight the need for a centralized reference allergen database.
Keyword Allergy
Immunology
Allergen Data
Bioinformatics
Data Management
Molecular Databases
Data-bank
Protein
Identification
Immunotherapy
Foods
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Critical review of research, literature review, critical commentary
Collections: Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) - Collection
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