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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 »
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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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 »


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 »