US Patent 5,124,440
United States Patent and Trademark Office
The Childrens Hospital, Inc. (St. Paul, MN) ; University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
Glycopeptides of the gcI (gB) complex of human cytomegalovirus are disclosed. They possess unique B cell and T cell epitopes not present in other gcI glycopeptides. Glycopeptide fragments which comprise minimal antigenic determinants of the gcI complex are also disclosed, as are recombinant expression vectors, vaccines, and diagnostic methods.
Gehrz, Richard C.; Stinski, Mark F.; Kari, Bruce I.; and Liu, Yung-nan Antibody and T cell recognition sites on glycoproteins comprising the GCI complex of human cytomegalovirus. US Patent 5,124,440 filed March 24, 1989 and issued June 23, 1992. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/94