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EPITOPES, COMBINED EPITOPES, USE OF EPITOPES OR THEIR COMBINATION, COMPOSITION, USES OF THE COMPOSITION, ANTI- HIV-I PROPHYLACTIC VACCINES, THERAPEUTIC VACCINES, METHOD FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF EPITOPES AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT AND PREVENTION
Edecio Cunha Neto; Jorge Elias Kalil Filho; Simone Gonçalves da Fonseca
The present invention refers to new epitopes recognized by,CD4+ T-lymphocytes . In addition, the present invention refers to the uses of such epitopes and their combinations, particularly in the treatment or prevention of disorders caused by the HIV-1 virus. The present invention also refers to a composition comprising said epitopes and the uses of said composition, particularly in the treatment or prevention of disorders caused by the HIV-1 virus. The present invention also refers to anti-HIV-1 prophylactic vaccines and therapeutic vaccines. Furthermore, the present invention refers to a method for the identification of epitopes and methods for treating or preventing an infection caused by the HIV-1 virus.