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HXB2 Location  Gag(147-155)   Gag Epitope Map
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Epitope ISPRTLNAW   Epitope Alignment
lSPRTLNAW   diminished response
Species (MHC/HLA human(B57, B58)

Variant Details

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Variant ID.  342
Epitope Seq.  ISPRTLNAW
Variant Seq.  lSPRTLNAW
Mutations I/L
Epitope Location I1L
HXB2 Location I147L
Mutation Type DR: diminished response
Epitope Subtype C
Variant Subtype A, D
Note The wild type epitope sequence was a subtype C peptide, the variant common to subtypes A and D. CTL response in 56 individuals from Tanzania was strongest for subtypes A and D peptides, and much lower for subtype C, due to point mutation and/or frame-of-epitope effect.


Geldmacher2007 Christof Geldmacher, Jeffrey R. Currier, Martina Gerhardt, Antelmo Haule, Leonard Maboko, Deborah Birx, Clive Gray, Andreas Meyerhans, Josephine Cox, and Michael Hoelscher. In a Mixed Subtype Epidemic, the HIV-1 Gag-Specific T-Cell Response Is Biased Towards the Infecting Subtype. AIDS, 21(2):135-143, 11 Jan 2007. PubMed ID: 17197803. Show all entries for this paper.

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