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Life Cycle Of The Hiv Virus

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HIV life cycle, and how HIV affects the immune system

Hi Rick, When Hiv attaches itself to a lymphocyte, is the lymphocyte actually a gland as in the neck or armpit, and does this then become a reproduction factory for HIV with an abundance of T-cells coming from the gland? Thank you for your...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. HIV infects cells of the immune system called CD4 cells. There are many CD4 cells inside the lymph nodes. These cells can also Read more »

Protease Supplements?

I'm on Atripla which I believe contains a protease-inhibitor. You can imagine my consternation... Read more »

HIV Mutation

At what point in the HIV life cycle does the mutation occur? Does the mutation occur before the HIV... 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 Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

New Finding on Immune Response to HIV Tat May Contribute to Vaccine, Treatment infection, and if so, a preventive or treatment vaccine could be directed against them. Also, Tat is produced early in the life cycle of HIV -- before the virus has had time to suppress immune responses through other mechanisms. And the immune... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

The HIV Life Cycle

...Transcription Integration Viral Latency and Protein Synthesis Cleavage and Viral Assembly Budding Understanding how the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) works inside the human cell gives scientists important clues about how to attack... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Practical Guide to HAART (Highly Active Anti-retroviral Therapy)

...Important Note to the Reader Acknowledgments and Credits Part 1: HIV and AIDS -- The Basics Introduction The Viral Life Cycle The HIV Virus HIV Enters a Cell HIV Takes Control of the Cell HIV Becomes Part of the Infected Cell ... Read more »
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AIDS LifeCycle (and then some)

Posted by ynot
...Oprah Winfrey has again touched my heart and reconfirmed that I'm walking the right path by educating her viewers about the HIV - AIDS Pandemic. Check out her latest: Magic Johnson and The New Faces of AIDS In American... Read more »

AIDS/LifeCycle 5 or Bust!

Posted by Anonymous
...a Positive Pedaler. What is a 'positive pedaler' you might ask? Positive Pedalers are a group of men and women living with HIV/AIDS and participate in AIDS cycling-related fund raising events. Many of the team participate in the AIDS/LifeCycle... Read more »

Re: Something uplifting

Posted by SA_Intellect, 3 Replies
...It's very positive and will hopefully add a bit of peace to some your hearts. Read more »

AIDS/LifeCycle & Me

Posted by shadow1, 2 Replies
...years closeted with my status in the professional cycling field I finally came out of the closet and let everyone know I was HIV+ in 1996 (family and all). I started riding the Tanquerey American AIDS Rides in 1994 and this year the original... Read more »