Persistence of HIV-1 Env-Specific Plasmablast Lineages in Plasma Cells after Vaccination in Humans

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  • In a phase I HIV vaccine trial, Basu et al. show the robust response of HIV Env gp120-specific peripheral blood plasmablasts immediately after vaccination, dominated by VH1 gene usage and V3 region-targeting Abs. They also define persistent linkage of these Env-reactive lineages to the bone marrow CD138+ LLPC compartment.
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  • Basu M; Piepenbrink MS; Francois C; Roche F; Zheng B; Spencer DA; Hessell AJ; Fucile CF; Rosenberg AF; Bunce CA
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