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Heterogeneity and Specificity of Murine Cell Response to Synthetic Peptide (NANP)n of P. Falciparum Circumsporozoite Protein

  • G. Corradin
  • G. Del Giudice
  • A. R. Togna
  • A. Verdini
  • F. Bonelli
  • A. Pessi
  • P. H. Lambert
  • H. D. Engers
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Part of the Experimental Biology and Medicine book series (EBAM, volume 19)

Abstract

The major antigenic protein of the P. falciparum circumsporozoite (CS) is comprised of about 400 amino acids (1,2). The main feature of this protein is the presence of repeats consisting of four amino acids, ASN-ALA-ASN-PRO (NANP; Figure 1).

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Synthetic Peptide Proline Residue Antigen Concentration Falciparum Isolate Brazilian Isolate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Corradin
    • 1
  • G. Del Giudice
    • 2
  • A. R. Togna
    • 3
  • A. Verdini
    • 3
  • F. Bonelli
    • 3
  • A. Pessi
    • 3
  • P. H. Lambert
    • 2
  • H. D. Engers
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of BiochemistryUniv. of LausanneEpalingesSwitzerland
  2. 2.WHO Immunology Research Training CenterUniv. of GenevaGeneva 4Switzerland
  3. 3.Polypeptide Synthesis DepartmentEniricercheMonterotondoItaly

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