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Human Antibody Fab Targeting fHbp (Volumetric) 3d printed

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Human Antibody Fab Targeting fHbp (Volumetric) 3d printed
Human Antibody Fab Targeting fHbp (Volumetric) 3d printed

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Human Antibody Fab Targeting fHbp (Volumetric)

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Data obtained recently in the United Kingdom following a nationwide infant immunization program against serogroup B Neisseria meningitidis (MenB) reported >80% 4CMenB vaccine-mediated protection. Factor H-binding protein (fHbp) is a meningococcal virulence factor and a component of two new MenB vaccines. Here, we investigated the structural bases underlying the fHbp-dependent protective antibody response in humans, which might inform future antigen design efforts. We present the co-crystal structure of a human antibody Fab targeting fHbp. The vaccine-elicited Fab 1A12 is cross-reactive and targets an epitope highly conserved across the repertoire of three naturally occurring fHbp variants. The free Fab structure highlights conformational rearrangements occurring upon antigen binding. Importantly, 1A12 is bactericidal against MenB strains expressing fHbp from all three variants. Our results reveal important immunological features potentially contributing to the broad protection conferred by fHbp vaccination. Our studies fuel the rationale of presenting conserved protein epitopes when developing broadly protective vaccines.
http://www.rcsb.org/structure/5O14
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sml-2: fab_hHbp_vol_max_b19_x75
Dimensions:
4.42 x 7.92 x 4.15 cm
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1.74 x 3.12 x 1.64 inches
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