volume 66, issue 7, P3996-4002 1992
DOI: 10.1128/jvi.66.7.3996-4002.1992
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J K Larson, L Otvos, H C Ertl

Abstract: A stretch of 16 amino acid residues within the nominal phosphoprotein of rabies virus was shown to carry an immunodominant epitope for class I-and class II-restricted T cells. The nominal phosphoprotein of rabies virus is thought to be heterogeneously phosphorylated at multiple serine and threonine residues. The synthetic peptide that expressed the T-cell epitope contained a single serine residue corresponding to position 196 of the protein. Phosphorylation of this serine within the synthetic peptide caused a …

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