Tools Used By pVACtools

IEDB (Immune Epitope Database)

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  • Citation: Vita R, Mahajan S, Overton JA, Dhanda SK, Martini S, Cantrell JR, Wheeler DK, Sette A, Peters B. The Immune Epitope Database (IEDB): 2018 update. Nucleic Acids Res. 2018 Oct 24. doi: 10.1093/nar/gky1006. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30357391.

  • License: Non-Profit OSL 3.0

    By using the IEDB software, you are consenting to be bound by and become a “Licensee” for the use of IEDB tools and are consenting to the terms and conditions of the Non-Profit Open Software License (“Non-Profit OSL”) version 3.0.

    Please read these two license agreements here before proceeding. If you do not agree to all of the terms of these two agreements, you must not install or use the product. Companies (for-profit entities) interested in downloading the command-line versions of the IEDB tools or running the entire analysis resource locally, should contact IEDB ( for details on licensing options.




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  • Citation: The role of the proteasome in generating cytotoxic T cell epitopes: Insights obtained from improved predictions of proteasomal cleavage. M. Nielsen, C. Lundegaard, O. Lund, and C. Kesmir. Immunogenetics., 57(1-2):33-41, 2005. PubMed PMID: 11983929.

  • License: Academic License