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Protein To Combat Hiv

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HIV Tat Protein Part II

Thank you Doctor Henry for posting my alert which has hit home personally. I had a question buried in the verbose previous post, as to how effecient, Sustiva is by itself, taking out the HIV lurking behind the Blood Brain Barrier (BBB) with it's Tat...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Thanks for posting that concern. There remains unclear data as to whether HIV meds than penetrate well into brain clearly provide a clinical benefit regarding brain function compared to otherwise effective Read more »

HIV Tat protein causing brain damage

"The dendrites begin to look like a patch of severely damaged trees after a bad ice storm."... Read more »

C-reactive protein production in HIV

Apparently my c reactive protien levels are quite elavated! What does this mean? Is it bad and if... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Unveil Piece of HIV Protein That May Be Key to AIDS Vaccine Development

...also swathed by sugary molecules. This nearly impenetrable sugar cloak prevents antibodies from slipping in and blocking the proteins the virus uses to latch onto a cell and infect it. In 1998, Dr. Kwong and colleagues published the first... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Examining Protein Communication to Prevent HIV

...Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University Language Technologies Institute are using statistical computer methods to identify which proteins could prevent HIV infection by listening to signals from a drug instead of the virus, the Pittsburgh... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Identifies Proteins That Help Provide Immunity Against HIV Among Commercial Sex Workers in Kenya

...with participants from Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory and the University of Nairobi , indentified more than 15 proteins in a group of Kenyan commercial sex workers thought to have a natural immunity to HIV, the Winnipeg Free Press... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Amino Acid Mutations in Protein Might Make HIV Vulnerable to Immune System Attack, Study Finds

...from HIV. According to ANI/ Thailand News , further research is needed to confirm the theory that vaccines containing envelope proteins with the mutations might be able to stimulate an antibody response to protect against HIV (ANI/ Thailand News... Read more »
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almost there!

Posted by themushroom, 2 Replies
...by which the virus can infect resting CD4-T cells and establish latency," Prof Lewin said. "We have shown that a family of proteins, called chemokines, that guide resting cells through the blood and into lymph node tissue can 'unlock the door'... Read more »

almost there!

Posted by themushroom, 1 Reply
...by which the virus can infect resting CD4-T cells and establish latency," Prof Lewin said. "We have shown that a family of proteins, called chemokines, that guide resting cells through the blood and into lymph node tissue can 'unlock the door'... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...'purified microvesicles'. What was assumed to be 'purified HIV' was in fact "an excess of vesicles" - particles of cellular proteins. The hypothetical 'HIV' is in fact a collection of endogenous microvesicles and cellular proteins (which also... Read more »

Red Grapes, Protein Supplements & Noni Juice

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
...as an ox gave me this advice: "...pay attention to things that can boost your immune system..such as red grapes, Noni juice, protein supplements, etc." Is there any truth to this or does this advice belong in the myths posting area? Read more »