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HXB2 Location  Gag(20-29)   Gag Epitope Map
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Epitope RLRPGGKKKY   Epitope Alignment
RLRPGGKKqY   diminished response
Epitope Name RY10
Species (MHC/HLA human(A*30)

Variant Details

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Variant ID.  1571
Epitope Seq.  RLRPGGKKKY
Variant Seq.  RLRPGGKKqY
Mutations K/Q
Epitope Location K9Q
HXB2 Location K28Q
Mutation Type DR: diminished response
Method CD8 T-cell Elispot - IFNy, Sequence
Note This variant from the HXB2 sequence was present in the restricting HLA-A30 allele carrying mother, M-1003, as well as her non-HLA-A30-carrying infant, P-1189. Decreased recognition of the variant was seen relative to index epitope. This variant was still detected at 12 months of age in Infant P-1189.


Sanchez-Merino2005 Victor Sanchez-Merino, Siwei Nie, and Katherine Luzuriaga. HIV-1-Specific CD8+ T Cell Responses and Viral Evolution in Women and Infants. J. Immunol., 175(10):6976-6986, 15 Nov 2005. PubMed ID: 16272358. Show all entries for this paper.

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