Identification of a linear B-cell epitope on the avian leukosis virus P27 protein using monoclonal antibodies

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Avian leukosis virus (ALV) is an avian oncogenic retrovirus that can induce various clinical tumors. The capsid protein P27 is the group-specific antigen of ALV and has many viral antigen sites that are easy to detect. In this study, we produced a monoclonal antibody (mAb), 3A9, that is specific for the P27 protein. A series of partially overlapping… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00705-016-2971-z

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