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What are Db-gp33-specific CD8 T cells?


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April 16, 2008 3:44AM

Db-gp33-specific CD8 T cells are cytotoxic CD8 T-cells which can specifically recognize the gp33 epitope when presented in the context of the mouse MHC class I complex, H-2Db. The gp33 epitope is comprised of the sequence of amino acids in positions 33-41 of the glycoprotein from LCMV (Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus).