Differences in antigenic epitopes between HSV-1 and HSV-2 glycoprotein C lead to differences in the production of type-specific and type-common neutralizing antibodies

Herpes simplex viruses (HSV) are very common human pathogens with approximately 57% and 17% of the population being seropositive for HSV-1 and HSV-2, respectively. HSV is an enveloped virus that contains glycoproteins which are major antigens recognized by both the humoral and cell-mediated arms of...

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Author: Ryan Swoyer
Degree Work Type: Thesis (M.S.)
Institution: Villanova University
Format: Degree Work
Language: English
Published: 2012
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