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HXB2 Location  Gag(77-85)   Gag Epitope Map
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Epitope SLYNTVATL   Epitope Alignment
SLaNTVATL   diminished response; escape documented in this paper; TCR related mutation
Epitope Name gag 77-85
Species (MHC/HLA human(A2)

Variant Details

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Variant ID.  1007
Epitope Seq.  SLYNTVATL
Variant Seq.  SLaNTVATL
Mutations Y/A
Epitope Location Y3A
HXB2 Location Y79A
Mutation Type DR: diminished response
E: escape documented in this paper
TCR: TCR related mutation
Method CD8 T-cell Elispot - IFNy
Note Artificially synthesized variant. It was poorly recognized by CTLs from some of the A2+ HIV infected asymptomatic individuals. The variant bound to HLA-A2 with higher affinity than the wt epitope, indicating that the poor CTL recognition was due to inhibition of TCR recognition.


Lopes2003 A. Ross Lopes, Assan Jaye, Lucy Dorrell, Sehu Sabally, Abraham Alabi, Nicola A. Jones, Darren R. Flower, Anne De Groot, Phillipa Newton, R. Monica Lascar, Ian Williams, Hilton Whittle, Antonio Bertoletti, Persephone Borrow, and Mala K. Maini. Greater CD8+ TCR Heterogeneity and Functional Flexibility in HIV-2 Compared to HIV-1 Infection. J. Immunol., 171(1):307-316, 1 Jul 2003. PubMed ID: 12817012. Show all entries for this paper.

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