The phenotypically variable surface protein of Trichomonas vaginalis has a single, tandemly repeated immunodominant epitope.

Abstract

Trichomonas vaginalis is a sexually transmitted protozoan parasite that undergoes phenotypic variation for numerous surface proteins. A monoclonal antibody (MAb) was used to isolate an approximately 400-bp cDNA encoding a fragment of an important phenotypically varying immunogen of T. vaginalis (Mr = 270 kDa; P270). The MAb completely inhibited the binding… (More)

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@article{Dailey1991ThePV, title={The phenotypically variable surface protein of Trichomonas vaginalis has a single, tandemly repeated immunodominant epitope.}, author={Denise Dailey and Joseph F Alderete}, journal={Infection and immunity}, year={1991}, volume={59 6}, pages={2083-8} }