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HXB2 Location  Gag(28-36)   Gag Epitope Map
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Epitope KYKLKHIVW   Epitope Alignment
KYqLKHIVW   diminished response; escape documented in this paper; non-susceptible form; susceptible form
Epitope Name KW9
Species (MHC/HLA human(A*24:02)

Variant Details

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Variant ID.  3673
Epitope Seq.  KYKLKHIVW
Variant Seq.  KYqLKHIVW
Mutations K/Q
Epitope Location K3Q
HXB2 Location K30Q
Mutation Type DR: diminished response
E: escape documented in this paper
NSF: non-susceptible form
SF: susceptible form
Epitope Subtype B
Variant Subtype B
Method CD8 T-cell Elispot - IFNy, Intracellular cytokine staining, Other
Note Gag KW9 escape variant KYqLKHIVW did not cross-react to autologous KW9 (KYKLKHIVW)-specific T cells during acute infection but did cross-react during chronic infection in A*2402 patients.


Du2016 Victor Y. Du, Anju Bansal, Jonathan Carlson, Jesus F. Salazar-Gonzalez, Maria G. Salazar, Kristin Ladell, Stephanie Gras, Tracy M. Josephs, Sonya L. Heath, David A. Price, Jamie Rossjohn, Eric Hunter, and Paul A. Goepfert. HIV-1-Specific CD8 T Cells Exhibit Limited Cross-Reactivity during Acute Infection. J. Immunol., 196(8):3276-3286, 15 Apr 2016. PubMed ID: 26983786. Show all entries for this paper.

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