Primary Structure and Processing of gag and env Gene Products of Human T-Cell Leukemia Viruses HTLV-ICR and HTLV-IATK
Many of the immunological and biochemical properties of HTLV internal and envelope proteins are discussed in other chapters of this volume. Here we summarize the results of our published and ongoing studies on the primary structure of human T-0cell leukemia virus (HTLV) gag and env gene products. In addition to the previously known structural proteins p19, p24, p15, and gp46, the use of antibodies to synthetic peptides enabled us to characterize partially the transmembrane protein p21env and a low molecular weight glycoprotein gp16, which have not been identified previously.
KeywordsCarbohydrate Lymphoma Codon Cysteine Proline
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