The paper describes construction of TBI-based recombinant proteins TBI-2F5 and TBI-2G12 that contain peptide mimotopes of HIV-1 epitopes recognized by broadly neutralizing antibodies 2F5 and 2G12, respectively. The capacity of the immunogens to induce neutralizing antibodies was evaluated. The sera of BALB/c mice immunized with recombinant proteins TBI, TBI-2F5, and TBI-2G12 neutralized HIV-1 env-pseudoviruses. Moreover, pooled serum from mice immunized with TBI-2F5 and TBI-2G12 neutralized env-pseudoviruses of HIV-1 subtype B more effectively than individual sera.
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Shcherbakova, N.S., Chikaev, A.N., Rudometov, A.P. et al. Characteristics of Artificial Immunogens Containing Peptide Mimotopes of HIV-1 Epitopes Recognized by Monoclonal Antibodies 2F5 and 2G12. Bull Exp Biol Med 167, 259–262 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10517-019-04504-1
- monoclonal antibodies 2F5 and 2G12
- HIV-1 immunogen
- phage display