Databases for T-cell epitopes

Chun Wei Tung

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Modem immunology and vaccinology incorporate immunoinformatics techniques to give insights into immune systems and accelerate vaccine design. Databases managing epitope data in a structured form with immune-related annotations including sequences, alleles, source organisms, structures, and diseases could be the most crucial part of immunoinformatics offering data sources for the analysis of immune systems and development of prediction methods. This chapter provides an overview of publicly available databases of T-cell epitopes including general databases, pathogen- and tumor-specific databases, and 3D structure databases.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationImmunoinformatics
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9781493911141
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
ISSN (Print)1064-3745


  • Database
  • Immunogenicity
  • Immunoinformatics
  • Major histocompatibility complex
  • Pathogen
  • T-cell epitope
  • Transporter associated with antigen processing
  • Tumor
  • Vaccine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics


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