Published in AIDS Weekly, July 25th, 2005
"Neutralizing antibodies specific for feline leukemia virus (FeLV) were induced by immunization with recombinant FeLV transmembrane envelope protein p15E. Epitope mapping revealed two epitopes located in similar regions to those previously identified for the porcine endogenous retrovirus (PERV)," investigators in Germany report.
"One of the epitopes has partial homology and both are located in regions corresponding to epitopes recognized by neutralizing antibodies in patients infected with HIV-1," said S. Langhammer and colleagues at the...
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