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Table 1 The degree of sequence homology between chosen peptide and variants within relatively conserved blocks of PfEMP1.

From: Cellular responses to Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein-1: use of relatively conserved synthetic peptide pools to determine CD4 T cell responses in malaria-exposed individuals in Benin, West Africa

  Peptides in each pool Length of peptide Number of variants compared Identity with variants Similarity with variants
Pool 1 Peptides from DBLα region   11 10 1 1aa:11], 2aa:2, 5aa:4, 7aa:1, 8aa:1
  GQCTFNRIKDS 12 10 7 1aa:3
   12 11 0 2aa:4, 3aa:2, 4aa:4, 1aa:1
  GACAPYRRLHLC 19 11 1 1aa:3, 2aa:7
  HNLLADVCEAAK 17 11 1 1aa:2, 3aa:3, 1aa:2, 6 aa:2, 10aa:1
  ARSFADIGDIVRGKDLYLG 19 11 4 1aa:2, 2aa:4, 3aa:1
  LREDWWTANRETVWKAI 12 11 1 2aa:3, 3aa:1, 4aa:1, 6aa:2, 7aa:3
  VPTYFDYVPQYLRWFEEWA 16 11 0 2aa:4, 3aa:3, 4aa:2, 5aa:1, 6aa:1
  SRNGYDCTKTIR 15 11 0 2aa:2, 3aa:2, 4aa:1, 5aa:3, 6aa:1, 7aa:2
  WIDNQKKEFLKQKKKY     
  TFSHTEYREPCPWCG     
Pool 2 peptides from CIDRα and β and DBLβ-δ regions KDSIEWRSKLSNCLK 15 11 1 5aa:2, 6aa:3, 7aa:1, 8aa:3, 9aa:1
  CRAMKYSFADLGDII 15 6 1 1aa:1, 2aa:3, 4aa:1
  ICIPPRRRRLYVGKL 15 10 0 1aa:1, 2aa:4, 3aa:1, 4aa:2, 6aa:1, 8aa:1
   11 10 2 1aa:3, 2aa:3, 4aa:1, 8aa:1
  SAAIETFFLWD 14 9 0 1aa:1, 2aa:1, 3aa:4, 4aa:2, 5aa:1
  GVIPPDFLRQMFYT 15 10 1 3aa:5, 4aa:1, 5aa:1, 7aa:1, 10aa:1
  IWNGMICALTYKEKD 12 10 4 1aa:2, 2aa:1, 3aa:1, 5aa:1, 7aa:1
  RPPYFRYLEEWG 13 6 2 1aa:2, 2aa:2
  WMTEWAEWFCKEQ 13 10 1 1aa:2, 5aa:1, 6aa:1 8aa:2, 9aa:1, 10aa:1,
  FTYFYLKKKTKSS     11aa:1
  IPTKLSPNRYIPYTSGKYRG- 27 10 4 1aa:1, 9aa:2, 22aa:1, 23aa:2
  KRYIYLE 10 10 4 1aa:3, 6aa:2, 9aa:1
  ESEYEEMDIN 9 7 5 4aa:2
  DHYSDITSS     
Pool 3 peptides from Exon 2 region DIYVPGSPKYKTLIEVVLEPS 21 8 5 1aa:2, 4aa:1
   15 10 1 2aa:4, 3aa:2, 4aa:1, 12 aa:2
  ITDDEWNQLKKDFIS 11 8 2 1aa:2, 2aa:1, 6aa:1, 7aa:2
  VDNNTHPTMSR 10 8 5 1aa:3
  KPFIMSIHDR 14 9 3 1aa:3, 3aa:1, 7aa:1, 10aa:1
  YSGIDLINDALSGN 19 9 0 1aa:6, 2aa:2, 14aa:1
  HIDIYDELLKRKENELFGT 13 8 3 1aa:3, 2aa:2
  NLFHKWLDRHRDM 11 8 2 1aa:2, 3aa:2, 5aa:1, 6aa:1
  KLKELWENETH 10 7 2 1aa:2, 2aa:1, 4aa:1, 5aa:1
  MDTILDDLEK     
  1. 1] Indicates the number of variant peptides in a conserved block that differs from the peptide used for the T cell assays by the number of amino acids shown as "aa" (for example, 5aa:4 means that 4 variant peptides in a conserved block differ from the peptide used for the T cell assay by 5 amino acids.