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Table 1 Purified Latex Allergens and their Characteristics

From: Specific IgE response to purified and recombinant allergens in latex allergy

Allergen Biochemical Function Alternate Name Molecular Size kDa Significance in the Diagnosis
Hev b 1 Biosynthesis of polyisoprene Rubber elongation factor 14.9 SB
Hev b 2 Beta 1-3-glucanase defense protein - 35.1 HCW
Hev b 3 Biosynthesis of polyisoprene - 22.3 SB
Hev b 4 Micro helix protein - 50–57 -
Hev b 5 Structural protein   16 HCW
Hev b 6 Plant defense Prohevein 20 SB/HCW
Hev b 7 Esterase inhibitor of polyisoprene Patalin 42.9 -
Hev b 8 Profilin Profilin 13.9 -
Hev b 9 Enolase   47.7 -
Hev b 10 Manganese superoxide dismutase - 22.9 -
Hev b 13 Esterase - 43 HCW