Prediction of TGEV Spike Protein Secondary Structure and B Cell Epitopes

  • Tian-fei YuEmail author
  • Shu-li Shao
  • Xing-jun Xu
  • Jian-wei Lv
  • Ming Li
Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 134)


The spike gene of TGEV TH98 strain was translated into amino sequence by Editseq. The secondary structure and B cell epitope of spike protein of TGEV TH98 strain were predicted by Protean. Combining the results according to these methods, the spike protein of TGEV TH98 strain has complicated secondary structure. There are several epitopes of the B-cells in spike protein, including 43-56aa, 97-104aa, 117-128aa, 132-173aa, 238-257aa, 391-398aa, 535-706aa, 779-799aa, 918-987aa, 1165-1200aa, 1257-1266aa and 1430-1446aa.


Lasergene TGEV Spike protein Secondary structure Epitope 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tian-fei Yu
    • 1
    Email author
  • Shu-li Shao
    • 1
  • Xing-jun Xu
    • 1
  • Jian-wei Lv
    • 1
  • Ming Li
    • 2
  1. 1.College of Life Science and Agriculture ForestryUniversity of QiqiharQiqiharChina
  2. 2.College of Computer and Control EngineeringUniversity of QiqiharQiqiharChina

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