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How Hiv Enters The Cell And Replicates

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resting cells

Dr HolodniyI'm a medical student studying in the UK and i'm hoping you can help me with a couple of questions regarding the behaviour of hiv within restng cells. We have been studying how the virus works and how it replicates, however one thing has...
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
...That's a good question, but the virus is more likely/efficient to infect activated cells that resting cells. Read more »

Resting Cells

Hi, I'm a medical student studying in the uk and i'm hoping you can help me clear up a rather... Read more »

hiv+ plus pml living- How do I increase my Cd4 cells?

i'm a hiv+ and pml survivor. About my daily drug regimine, is their and advancement in boosting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Suppression of Human Protein Reduces HIV's Ability to Enter T Cells, Replicate, Study Finds

... Researchers have found that suppressing the human protein ITK in CD4+ T cells reduces HIV's ability to enter the cells and replicate, according to an NIH study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , Reuters Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Say Latently Infected Cells May Stoke the Fire of HIV Replication

...Reservoirs of dormant HIV hiding out in the immune systems of infected individuals play a critical role in sustaining active infection, according to a Read more »
Treatment Action Group

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

...wereless encouraging than those from the earlier CMV trial. No significant changes in CD4 or viral parameters were reported, and the cells appeared to have diminished survival after reinfusion, relative to the survival of cells in the CMV trial.... Read more »
The Body

Key to HIV Eradication May Lie in Memory T Cells, Researchers Say

... It feels like every few months, some research team or another announces the discovery of a new way to potentially eradicate HIV. So press releases such as the one below from Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute (VGTI) Florida must always be taken... Read more »
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See,I told you HIV replicates a cell's DNA TO RNA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...However, the problem is not free virus, but the fact that the viral RNA has become incorporated into the DNA of CD4 cells and other human cells. As long as those cells are alive, the virus is safe and capable of ... Read more »

White Blood Count Question

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...standard blood workup from the doctor and they say your white blood cell count is elevated would that correspond to a recent HIV exposure? I was not sure if an HIV exposure would cause a decreae in white blood cells or an increase. I realize... Read more »

Please I need your support. so sad

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Dear all, I really hope somebody out there will read this and get back to me, I feel so sad and lonely. My boyfriend of 2 years discovered 3 weeks ago he's positive. We were both shocked. He took a test some months before meeting me and everything... Read more »

Infection questions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... I know you CAN'T get infected that way, I would like to know why, because as far as my logical knowledge goes, if a single HIV virus enters your body and attachs to a T-Cell, then it will replicate and you'll be infected. So it would be just a... Read more »