New Findings, Pathophysiology, and Antigen Analysis in Pollen-Food Allergy Syndrome

Akiko Yagami; Motohiro Ebisawa


Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019;19(3):218-223. 

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New Allergen: Gibberellin-regulated Protein

GRP was recently identified as a new marker allergen related to systemic reactions. Segura et al.[46] reported GRP as a small, basic, cysteine-rich protein with a molecular weight of approximately 6.9 kDa. GRP functions as an antimicrobial peptide and the first homolog from potato, snakin-1, was active against plant pathogens.