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Title: HIV-1 Gag C-terminal amino acid substitutions emerging under selective pressure of protease inhibitors in patient populations infected with different HIV-1 subtypes
Authors: Li, Guangdi ×
Verheyen, Jens
Theys, Kristof
Piampongsant, Supinya
Van Laethem, Kristel
Vandamme, Anne-Mieke #
Issue Date: Sep-2014
Series Title: Retrovirology vol:11 issue:1 pages:79
Article number: 10.1186/s12977-014-0079-7
Abstract: HIV-1 Gag amino acid substitutions associated with protease inhibitor (PI) treatment have mainly been reported in subtype B, while information on other subtypes is scarce. Using sequences from 11613 patients infected with different HIV-1 subtypes, we evaluated the prevalence of 93 Gag amino acid substitutions and their association with genotypic PI resistance. A significant association was found for 13 Gag substitutions, including A431V in both subtype B and CRF01_AE. K415R in subtype C and S451G in subtype B were newly identified. Most PI-associated Gag substitutions are located in the flexible C-terminal domain, revealing the key role this region plays in PI resistance.
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ISSN: 1742-4690
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory of Clinical and Epidemiological Virology (Rega Institute)
× corresponding author
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