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protein bait for hiv?

Apr 20, 2013

HIV latches on to CD4 and CCR5 proteins, this is the first step in destroying the immune system. Maybe these proteins can be used to bait and then destroy HIV? what do you think?

Response from Dr. Young

Hello and thanks for posting.

CD4 and other HIV-related decoys have been considered; I'm not aware of any that have advanced past early stage development.


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Can't reach undetectable levels

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