Immunoaccessible peptide sequences of the major outer membrane protein from Chlamydia trachomatis serovar C

G. Zhong, R. C. Brunham

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The antigenicity of the major outer membrane protein of Chlamydia trachomatis serovar C was assessed by using overlapping hexapeptide homologs of serovar C major outer membrane protein and rabbit antisera in a peptide enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. Five immunogenic sites were found distributed within variable sequences of the protein; four were immunodominant and three were surface exposed on native elementary bodies of serovar C. None was surface exposed on serovars H, I, and J.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3438-3441
Number of pages4
JournalInfection and Immunity
Issue number10
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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