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Structure Of Viral Genome In Hiv

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Attempts to make HIV uninfectious

Are there any attempts to make the virus uninfectious damaging its structure? I know of a possible genetic trial involving the experimental drug VRX496. The compound seems to destroy HIV once it enter a cell. The approach is innovative and the...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...is always a danger with this kind of strategy in that when you introduce a virus into a cell and it integrates into the cell genome, you don't know what other things you might be turning on or off. With regard to this specific compound, HIV viral... Read more »

The begining of HIV or HTLV-III.

Dr. Robert, from internet based search I have found that HIV was recognized on 1st of December,... Read more »

Gene focus of the new Tre enzyme?

Hey guys,Hoping you can help me clarify something. Regarding the recent news of the creation of... Read more »
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

UNC Researchers Decode Structure of an Entire HIV Genome

... The structure of an entire HIV genome has been decoded for the first time by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The results have Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Decode HIV Genome

... "Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have decoded the entire HIV genome, opening the door to understanding how viruses infect humans -- knowledge that could lead to new antiviral drugs," the Triangle Read more »
McGill University

HIV-1's "Hijacking Mechanism" Pinpointed by McGill/JGH Researchers

...Manitoba and the University of British Columbia -- may have found a chink in the armour of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), the microorganism which causes AIDS. They have pinpointed the key cellular machinery co-opted by HIV-1 to... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV Viral Load

...Treatment When Should You Be Tested? Women and Viral Load Areas of Future Viral Load Research What Is a Viral Load? HIV attacks immune system cells called CD4 cells. HIV takes over these cells and turns them into virus factories... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...took hiv viral load after 6 months exposure they did the old hiv viral load not the one that can detect down to 20 copies hiv viral load Read more »

Viral load, MOS-HIV, are you tracking?

Posted by annasearch, 2 Replies
...Hi all - I was wondering if I can get your take on something. I'm a researcher learning about HIV and how to help people better manage HIV and AIDS. I was wondering, do people in the community track data? Viral load, CD4 count Read more »