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What Does Cd4 Molecule Bind To

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Green tea and seroconversion

Dr. Bob I wrote recently updating you on my negative status after 9.5 months. However I am concerned because I read an article in which Dr. Christina Nance explains that green tea does prohibit the replication of HIV. For the past few months before...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...colleagues used nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to examine the structures by which EGCG, the HIV surface protein gp120 and CD4 molecules bind together. They noted the frequencies emitted by the hydrogen, carbon and nitrogen atoms that... Read more »

Green Tea

I have recently read that green tea has certain chemicals that may prevent HIV from replicating. ... Read more »

CD4

pls what is the meaning of CD4? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Green Tea Shows Promise in HIV Fight

...colleagues used nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to examine the structures by which EGCG, the HIV surface protein gp120 and CD4 molecules bind together. They noted the frequencies emitted by the hydrogen, carbon and nitrogen atoms that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Smart Bomb" RNA Molecule Could Take Out Drug-Resistant HIV

...engineered to be susceptible to HIV showed the chimeric RNAs reduced HIV-1 replication by several orders and staved off viral-induced CD4+ T-cell declines, say researchers. One part of the RNA molecule has a high binding affinity to the gp120... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Crystal Structure of Key HIV Protein Reveals New Prevention, Treatment Targets

...Among their findings were: A shape-shifting device that allows gp120 to shield itself from antibodies until it reaches CD4 receptor sites on the immune system’s T-cells – the first step in hijacking these cells. Loop-shaped projections... Read more »
The Body PRO

Antiretroviral Chemotherapy: New Agents (Oral Abstract Session 4)

...inhibitor of viral entry. HIV entry into CD4 cells can be divided into three phases: binding of the envelope protein gp120 to the CD4 receptor; after a conformational change in gp120, attachment to the co-receptor CCR5 or CXCR4; and fusion of... Read more »
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Green tea?

Posted by franfrog
...component called gp120 to the T cells. The goal was to see if EGCG thwarted gp120 from binding to a certain molecule -- the CD4 molecule -- on T-helper cells. When gp120 latches onto a T cell's CD4 molecule, it paves the way for HIV to enter --... Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...the S/LS test strategy may be the detection of individuals with long-standing infection (0.4%) and late-stage AIDS (2%). Thus, CD4 cell counts and clinical information may be required to support results obtained by the S/LS test algorithm for... Read more »

Regarding the new strain....

Posted by rjasin123
...report, most notably the reporting that this patient is infected particularly potent strain of HIV that caused a rapid drop in his CD4+ cell counts. As many of you probably already know, HIV needs to successfully bind with TWO receptors on the... Read more »

Finally got my CD4 back

Posted by dj1979, 6 Replies
...My doctor's office finally tracked down my "missing" CD4 from when I had my labs done 5/15. As I said in another post, my viral load was undetectable for the first time. Even better Read more »