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T-cell receptor (TCR) usage in HIV-2 infection

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Long-term non-progressors (LTPNs) in HIV infection target the structural protein Gag more frequently than individuals who progress to disease. However, the targeting of Gag per se does not always distinguish these two groups. Various factors have been put forth as likely explanations for this discrepancy including differences in the breadth and magnitude of observed responses, the HLA type of the host, the nature of the individual epitopes targeted and the ability of the virus to mutate th...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Humanities Division
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Eirini Moysi
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Eirini Moysi
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:ea3a066f-0043-4c71-88ec-2369de642460
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ora:6777

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