Table I. Peptide sequences of the identified HLA-A2 and HLA-B7 TBEV epitopes
NameSequencePositionLocationConserved
A2-1MLLQAVFEL1207-1215NS2aNoa
A2-2ILLDNITTL1984-1992NS3Yes
A2-19SLINGVVKL2831-2839NS5Yes
A2-30NIWGAVEKV3374-3382NS5Yes
B7-3RPVWKDARM2084-2092NS3Nob
B7-4RVRFHSPAV1734-1742NS3Yes
B7-6LPLGHRLWL2496-2504NS4bYes
  • a TLLQAVFEL for representative Siberian and Asian strain.

  • b RPVWRDARM for representative Siberian and Asian strain.