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Hiv Protease Mechanism Of Action

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drug-protease mechanism

What are the key biochemical features of the drug-protein interaction that allows it to function as a protease inhibitor? ...
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
They bind to the active site of the protease enzyme so the HIV polyprotein is not allowed to enter the active site and be cut into smaller pieces by the protease.... Read more »

dietary protease vs HIV protease

My mother who is a dietician feels my regimen of Kaletra, Invirase and Truvada is interfering with... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Protein Accumulation Might Cause Fat Deposits, Other Side Effects in HIV-Positive People Taking Protease Inhibitors, Study Says

Similarities between genetic conditions that cause early aging and side effects experienced by some HIV-positive people when taking protease inhibitors might explain the fat accumulation associated with the drugs, according to a study published... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Current Research on the Mechanisms Causing Lipoatrophy and Potential Treatments

Differential Effect of HIV Protease Inhibitors on Adipogenesis: Intracellular Ritonavir Is Not Sufficient to Inhibit Differentiation (Poster 724) Authored by C. Vernochet, S. Azoulay, D. Duval, R. Guedj, G. Ailhaud, C. Dani A Prospective Cohort... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Possible Mechanisms for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in HIV-Positive Women

HIV positive women experience higher levels of adverse pregnancy outcomes than the general population. The mechanisms responsible for this remain unknown. Two studies by researchers in Toronto exploring possible hypotheses to explain these adverse... Read more »
HIV i-Base and Treatment Action Group

HIV i-Base/Treatment Action Group 2012 Pipeline Report Reveals Deep Gaps Between Scientific Promise and Program Delivery

Washington, D.C. -- On the eve of the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., a new report by HIV i-Base (U.K.) and Treatment Action Group (TAG) (U.S.) reveals the deepening gulf between new scientific advances that make it possible... Read more »
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CONDOM MECHANICS: MY THEORY WAS WRONG!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am officially admiting I was WRONG on my belief and theory
THAT HIV CAN EASILY PASS THROUGH A CONDOM, here's why:

I decided to test my little theory, and before I go any further, I must say that ONE CANNOT TRUST VERY MUCH YOU READ ON THE INTERNET,... Read more »

CONDOM MECHANICS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There is quite alot of RELIABLE data supporting the fact that HIV is an estimated 40x smaller than that of a latex condom's pore. Unfortunately I do not have the source of that data at my side. However, anyone interested can find this data on the... Read more »

CONDOM Mechanics-REPLY..comments warmly welcomed!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear Mr. Dragon-

Well, this is different yet again from your early posts. I thank you for taking the time to clarify your thinking. I think the most critical thing is that HIV is NOT EASILY transmitted through a condom, as you mentioned. This is a... Read more »

lipodystrophy from protease inhibitors

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have known about my HIV+ status now for 6 years, and God has blessed me with continued good health. I have accessed all the major medications, plus vitamins to help fight the disease. Once I started taking the new protease inhibitors, I started... Read more »