Encyclopedia of Systems Biology

2013 Edition
| Editors: Werner Dubitzky, Olaf Wolkenhauer, Kwang-Hyun Cho, Hiroki Yokota

PMHC Epitope

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9863-7_915



The residues on the pMHC binding interface that contact and/or bind to corresponding residues on the TR interface are collectively called as the pMHC epitope on the pMHC surface (Kaas and Lefranc 2005).



  1. Kaas Q, Lefranc MP (2005) T cell receptor/peptide/MHC molecular characterization and standardized pMHC contact sites in IMGT/3Dstructure-DB. In Silico Biol 5:505–528PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences and ARC Center of Excellence in BioinformaticsMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry, Yong Loo Lin School of MedicineNational University of SingaporeSingaporeSingapore