Table 4.

Comparison of the novel B60- and B61-restricted B-clade CTL epitope sequences with the corresponding C- and E-clade sequences

ProteinClade BClade CClade E
Sequence% ConservationaSequence% ConservationaSequence% Conservationa
p17IEVKDTKEAL65 (71)IEVRDTKEAL72 (89)IEVKDTKEAL100 (100)
p24SEGATPQDL100 (100)SEGATPQDL100 (100)SEGATPQDL100 (100)
RTIEELRQHLL86 (100)IEELRAHLL100 (100)IEELREHLL59 (100)
gp41QELKNSAVSL59 (98)LELKKSAISL60 (100)QELKISAISL75 (100)
NefKEKGGLEGL82 (100)KEKGGLEGL76 (91)KEKGGLDGL54 (96)
  • a Conservation within the anchor positions P2 and PC is indicated in parentheses.