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HXB2 Location  Gag(198-205)   Gag Epitope Map
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Epitope MQMLKETI   Epitope Alignment
MQMLKdTI   non-susceptible form; observed variant
Epitope Name Gag MI8
Species (MHC/HLA human(B*52:01)

Variant Details

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Variant ID.  4086
Epitope Seq.  MQMLKETI
Variant Seq.  MQMLKdTI
Mutations E/D
Epitope Location E6D
HXB2 Location E203D
Mutation Type NSF: non-susceptible form
OV: observed variant
Epitope Subtype B
Variant Subtype B
Method CD8 T-cell Elispot - IFNy, Intracellular cytokine staining, Other
Note MQMLKdTI, MI8-6D is a variant of B*5201-restricted WT epitope MQMLKETI. It is not recognized by MI8-specific CTL, but is found in 4.3% chronically HIV-1-infected Japanese patients and 3.6% of those who were B*5201+.


Murakoshi2019 Hayato Murakoshi, Nozomi Kuse, Tomohiro Akahoshi, Yu Zhang, Takayuki Chikata, Mohamed Ali Borghan, Hiroyuki Gatanaga, Shinichi Oka, Keiko Sakai, and Masafumi Takiguchi. Broad Recognition of Circulating HIV-1 by HIV-1-Specific Cytotoxic T-Lymphocytes with Strong Ability to Suppress HIV-1 Replication. J. Virol., 93(1), 1 Jan 2019. PubMed ID: 30333175. Show all entries for this paper.

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