Published in Law and Health Weekly, March 26th, 2005
According to recent research published in the journal Virology, "The target for neutralizing antibodies against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the trimeric Env protein on the native virion. Conserved neutralizing epitopes of receptor binding sites are located in the recessed core of the Env protein, partially masked by glycosylations and variable loops. In this study, we have investigated the effects of modifications of the HIV Env protein by glycosylation site mutations, deletions of variable loops, or combinations of both types of mutations on their protein...
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