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Mutation Receptor Against Hiv

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Innate Immunity for HIV?? (DELTA 32 MUTATION, 2011)

Hi Doctor. (Love your Humor)I was wondering if someone can be immune from getting HIV/AIDS. I was diagnosed back in Jan 2010 with a cd4 Count of84 also diagnosed with Hiv Encehalopothy with extensive gliosis in my brain. I have been with my negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Hawaii Guy,There is a genetic mutation termed Delta 32 that does confer immunity to the most common type of HIV (CCR5). See below. Alternatively it's also possible Read more »

Research in HIV via CCR5 Delta 32

Hello Dr Franscino, I am curious if the following is currently being researched and if so how I... Read more »

HIV Immunity?

Hi Doc,Many thanks for being such a cool guy, and for putting up with everyone. Last night, I saw a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

German Doctors Declare "Cure" in HIV Patient

...Medicine. The patient underwent the stem cell transplant in 2007, with researchers using bone marrow from a donor who had a genetic mutation affecting the CCR5 receptor, which HIV uses to enter the cells it infects. People with the delta 32... Read more »
The Body

What Exactly Is a Mutation? And What Are All Those Numbers About?

... To make it easier to work with HIV resistance tests, researchers have a shorthand system for naming HIV mutations. An HIV "mutation" is actually just a slight change in a specific section of HIV's RNA, the genetic code that provides all the Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tropism Tests

...were researching CCR5 blockers, they discovered that some people do not have the CCR5 receptor on their T-cells. They have a genetic mutation called a "delta 32 mutation." These people seem to be at least partially resistant to HIV infection.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sangamo Biosciences Creates Genetically Modified Immune Cells That Resist HIV Infection in Lab Tests

...small number of HIV-negative injection drug users who "routinely" were exposed to HIV had cellular CCR5 receptors that contained genetic mutations, according to the Tribune . Sangamo's new process aims to replicate such genetic mutations of the... Read more »
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CCR5

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Jackie, what is the mutated CCR5?? Is it a different strain or what? Read more »

does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
...previously achieved with an HLA epitope-enhanced vaccine. These findings define a critical balance between MHC affinity and receptor cross-reactivity required for effective epitope enhancement and also demonstrate construction and efficacy of... 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 »

mutation

Posted by drnsee, 3 Replies
...I'm aware that the HIV virus itself may mutate over time. However, my partner who has had HIV twice as long as I have heard that it actually mutates Read more »