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HXB2 Location  Gag(18-26)   Gag Epitope Map
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Epitope KIRLRPGGK   Epitope Alignment
KIkLRPGGr   susceptible form
Species (MHC/HLA human(A*03)

Variant Details

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Variant ID.  4373
Epitope Seq.  KIRLRPGGK
Variant Seq.  KIkLRPGGr
Mutations R/K K/R
Epitope Location R3K K9R
HXB2 Location R20K K26R
Mutation Type SF: susceptible form
Epitope Subtype B
Variant Subtype B
Method Other
Note Variant epitope KIkLRPGGr was able to elicit a lytic response from Subject 15160's CTL though it was not found in the subject's autologous viral sequences.


Harrer1996b T. Harrer, E. Harrer, S. A. Kalams, P. Barbosa, A. Trocha, R. P. Johnson, T. Elbeik, M. B. Feinberg, S. P. Buchbinder, and B. D. Walker. Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes in Asymptomatic Long-Term Nonprogressing HIV-1 Infection. Breadth and Specificity of the Response and Relation to In Vivo Viral Quasispecies in a Person with Prolonged Infection and Low Viral Load. J. Immunol., 156:2616-2623, 1996. PubMed ID: 8786327. Show all entries for this paper.

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