MHCPEP, a database of MHC-binding peptides: Update 1997

Vladimir Brusic, George Rudy, Leonard C. Harrison

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MHCPEP ( is a curated database comprising over 13,000 peptide sequences known to bind MHC molecules. Entries are compiled from published reports as well as from direct submissions of experimental data. Each entry contains the peptide sequence, its MHC specificity and where available, experimental method, observed activity, binding affinity, source protein and anchor positions, as well as publication references. The present format of the database allows text string matching searches but can easily be converted for use in conjunction with sequence analysis packages. The database can be accessed via Internet using WWW or FTP.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)368-371
Number of pages4
JournalNucleic Acids Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1998
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics


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