V3 Loop (V3 Region):SFAF
part of the gp120 envelope protein of HIV-1.
The V3 loop is believed to triggers as strong antibody response and is
the basis of several candidate anti-HIV vaccines; however, the region
is extremely variable among HIV strains.
V3 LoopJAMA Section of the gp120 protein on the surface of HIV. Appears to be important in stimulating neutralizing antibodies. See also Antibodies; GP120.
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