Reverse Transcriptase Hiv Virus
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Stanford University, School of MedicineReverse transcriptase is an enzyme (or protein) that the HIV virus carries to make a DNA copy of itself once it gets inside a cell. This DNA copy can then get inside the cell nucleus and become incorporated into the human cell DNA. The enzyme takes... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI am not aware of any data that has shown that nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (that are HIV DNA chain terminators not directly involving human DNA) clinically impact human chromosome or telomore length/function. Non-nucleoside RT... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineTHe enzyme is present in all HIV infections and other retroviral infections. We don't normally test for the RT or RT activity directly. A western blot test, will detect antibodies that have developed against the RT part of the virus. A new test... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineReverse transcriptase is not a normal enzyme in the human body. Although the HIV drugs affect the function of this viral enzyme specifically, they are close cousins to the building blocks needed to make DNA by a human cell. We are just beginning to... Read more »
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Posted by Survivor, 2 RepliesWASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Friday approved the use of a new HIV drug, made by Johnson & Johnson <JNJ.N>, in combination with related therapies to help treat patients who do not first improve with other... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyPositive since 2003 full blown aids. Was on Kaletra and combivir. Reached non-detectable, and cd4 rising as expected. Into 3rd year noticing increase in truncal girth. Waist went from 27in. to 32in of hard solid protruding fat. Arms, legs, face... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi everybody I am wondering is there some kind of test which look for virus itself?
I am becoming paranoid about hiv i tested 8 months after my last sex and i am still woried becouse i started doubting everything medicine science even my own body.
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Posted by umavanukurispace shuttels lands on moon and moves at upper atmosphere, hiv virus touches cd4 cells and does work spoiling the cells and eventually immune system Read more »
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