Recent strategies targeting HIV glycans in vaccine design.
Waltham, United States. In Nat Chem Biol, Dec 2014
These antibodies bind conserved vulnerable sites on the viral envelope glycoprotein gp120, and identification of these sites has provided exciting clues about the design of potentially effective vaccines.
Structure and immune recognition of trimeric pre-fusion HIV-1 Env.
Bethesda, United States. In Nature, Nov 2014
The human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) envelope (Env) spike, comprising three gp120 and three gp41 subunits, is a conformational machine that facilitates HIV-1 entry by rearranging from a mature unliganded state, through receptor-bound intermediates, to a post-fusion state.