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Mar 11, 2001

The hiv virus uses the gp120 and gp41 to attach itself to the CD4 cells for replication. Has there been any study done on possible disabling/distruction of the gp120 and gp41 arm on the virus to prevent attachment to the Cd4 cells?

Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres

Yes.There is continuos research on the different sites for entry of the virus to the cell. This avenues have been explored in the hope to develop additional therapies.

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