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HXB2 Location  Gag(162-172)   Gag Epitope Map
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Epitope KAFSPEVIPMF   Epitope Alignment
KgFnPEVIPMF   subtype-specific susceptible form
Epitope Name KAFS
Species (MHC/HLA human(B*57:01, B*57:03)

Variant Details

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Variant ID.  347
Variant Seq.  KgFnPEVIPMF
Mutations A/G S/N
Epitope Location A2G S4N
HXB2 Location A163G S165N
Mutation Type SSF: subtype-specific susceptible form
Epitope Subtype B
Variant Subtype A, AC
Method CD8 T-cell Elispot - IFNy, Chromium-release assay, Tetramer binding
Note Variant found in clades A and AC. B*5701 CTL clones recognized this variant and displayed similar levels of lytic activity as against the wt at time 0 but 50% of activity at 24h later. This variant was presented more efficiently by B*5703 than by B*5701. The variant reacted with 100% of CTLs but failed to induce significant IFN-gamma secretion in 2 of the patients, indicating that this variant is unable to activate all downstream effector functions. However, it induced IFN-gamma in some patients' PBMCs.


Gillespie2002 Geraldine M. A. Gillespie, Rupert Kaul, Tao Dong, Hong-Bing Yang, Tim Rostron, Job J. Bwayo, Peter Kiama, Tim Peto, Francis A. Plummer, Andrew J. McMichael, and Sarah L. Rowland-Jones. Cross-Reactive Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes against a HIV-1 P24 Epitope in Slow Progressors with B*57. AIDS, 16(7):961-972, 3 May 2002. PubMed ID: 11953462. Show all entries for this paper.

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