Published in Cancer Weekly, July 26th, 2005
"The identification of tumor-associated T cell epitopes has contributed significantly to the understanding of the interrelationship of tumor and immune system and is instrumental in the development of therapeutic vaccines for the treatment of cancer. Most of the known epitopes have been identified with prediction algorithms that compute the potential capacity of a peptide to bind to HLA class I molecules. However, naturally expressed T cell epitopes need not necessarily be strong HLA binders.
"To overcome this limitation of the available prediction...
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