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Cd4 Protein

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whey protein increase cd4?

Hi Nelson, I have been on Truvada and Storcrin for the past 8 mths and yes my viral has drastically decrease from over a million to <50. My cd4 however is only 100. I read alot about whey protein help in the increase of cd4 count. Which type should...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...The ACTG study was done using Immunocal, so I would keep using it. There was a non significant trend towards increased CD4 cell counts compared to placebo. The sample size was too small to make definitive conclusions.My favorite whey is Isopure... Read more »


Can you give me a laymans answer on what CD4 is/does and how it works? Read more »

t4 receptors

Since t4 cells have receptors that hiv binds what does hiv have that causes this binding? Can any... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Damages the Immune System

...CD4 receptor site ( Figure 2 ). CD4 is a protein on the surface of the T cell. HIV's gp120 antigen is a mirror image of the CD4 protein. If HIV bumps into the right place on the T cell's surface, the gp120 of the virus will lock onto the CD4... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

CD4 Cell Tests

... What Are CD4 Cells? Why Are CD4 Cells Important in HIV? What Is a CD4 Test? What Factors Influence a CD4 Cell Count? How Are the Test Read more »

The HIV Life Cycle

... Click to enlarge Binding and Fusion: HIV begins its life cycle when it binds to a CD4 receptor and one of two co-receptors on the surface of a CD4+ T- lymphocyte . The virus then fuses with the host cell. After fusion, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fusion and Attachment Inhibitors

...monoclonal antibody CCR5 blocker, successfully completed a Phase II trial. Ibalizumab (TNX-355) by TaiMed Biologics blocks the CD4 receptor. It is a genetically engineered drug, a "monoclonal antibody." It is being studied as an intravenous... Read more »
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Posted by Survivor
...viral-entry inhibitors. TNX-355, which is administered intravenously, is distinct from other entry inhibitors in that it binds to CD4 receptors, the primary target of HIV infection. Since TNX-355 blocks HIV entry at a step prior to the... Read more »

Scared - new labs

Posted by dj1979, 3 Replies
...Well, after the holidays I finally get my lab results from mid-December - my CD4 is down to 222. This is down from 403 in September. I am only about 2 years post exposure, diagnosed 3/14/06. I am 46, have Read more »

Blood Labs showed high hemoglobin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just got my hiv labs back and my CD4 dropped from 974 to 717, my viral increased from <50 now to 274. Whats with that.. Is this a blip and has any one experienced Read more »