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Delta 32 gene

Nov 30, 2003

How far has research gone on Delta 32 Gene in the "Cure" of HIV/AIDS? Can we expect good news soon?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Although a mutation in this coreceptor gene has resulted in some interesting epidemiology findings about protection from infection or lowered rates of progression, I am not sure this finding will ever be exploited for a cure.

Low Initial CD4 and VL
Drug Holiday 4 years

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