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Dendritic Cells And Hiv

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monocytes, dendritic cells and HIV

I understand immune cells like monocytes and dendritic cells may either get infected or may neutralize/"kill" an HIV virion. What decides which of the two shall transpire?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Probably the number of supportive immune cells in the microenvironment and how activated the immune system is at the time. Read more »

Dendritic Cell Vaccine

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Dendritic Cells in Drag: Inauspicious Debut for HIV Specific CTLs; New Concerns about IL-12; Neutralizing Approaches for "Bad" Cytokines; Parke-Davis Targets Cellular Factors

...prophylactic vaccines. Some interesting new data presented by two researchers from the NIH may bring us closer to the use of dendritic cells (DC) in the design of novel approaches to prophylactic and therapeutic HIV vaccines. DC represent a very... Read more »
The Body

Special Protein Contributes to Control of HIV Infection in Elite Controllers

...interference. The third and fourth presentation will focus on innate cellular defense by discussing the role of natural killer cells and dendritic cells in HIV infection. In sum, this session will provide the participants with an overview of the... Read more »
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HIV Pathogenesis and Laboratory Testing (Poster Session 195)

... Accumulation of DC-SIGN+ CD40+ Dendritic Cells with Reduced CD80 and CD86 Expression in Lymphoid Tissue During Acute HIV-1 Infection Abstract 1947 Authored by K. Lore (Karolinska Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Molecule on Immune Cells Linked to Sexual Transmission of HIV

... Scientists have hypothesized that HIV hijacks immune cells known as dendritic cells to infiltrate the immune system. Dr. Benhur Lee and colleagues at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) AIDS Institute Read more »
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hiv or not? worstnightmereever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...inoculation sites exists prior to systemic viremia and subsequent seroconversion" J Virol. 1998 October; 72(10): 78227829. Dendritic Cells Route Human Immunodeficiency Virus to Lymph Nodes after Vaginal or Intravenous Administration to Mice... Read more »

New vaccine shows promise!!!!!

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...monkeys. And now in humans, a therapeutic vaccine has stopped HIV in its tracks. The vaccine is made from a patient's own dendritic cells (search) and HIV isolated from the patient's own blood. Dendritic cells are crucial to the immune... Read more »