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What Does Cd4 Molecule Bind To

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CD4 (T-Cell) Tests

What Are CD4 Cells? CD4 cells are a type of lymphocyte (white blood cell). They are an important part of the immune system. CD4 cells are sometimes called T-cells. There are two main types of CD4 cells. T-4 cells , also called CD4+, are "helper" cells. They lead the attack against infections. T-8 cells (CD8+) are "suppressor" cells that end the immune response. CD8 cells can also be "killer" cells that kill cancer cells and cells infected...
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CD4

pls what is the meaning of CD4?...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
CD4 is the molecule on the surface of select immune cells. We define populations of blood cells based upon which molecules are present on their surface. Those lymphocytes that have CD4 on their surface are referred to as "CD4 cells."... Read more »

CD4 count low what multi vitamins do you suggest

Hi RobI was diagnosed with HIV January 2009, my CD4 count is 238. I was told it is not low enough to start treatment and should take care of myself to try and boost it. Im currently taking vit C and vit B complex, is there any other supplement...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Among other things ,a healthier lifestyle would include getting adequate sleep/rest, optimizing your diet/nutrition, not smoking or using recreational drugs, using alcohol only in moderation, decreasing stress and participating in a regular... Read more »

Describe CD4

Could someone please explain what CD4 is exactly in simple terms? Also, what is a normal CD4 in a non-HIV infected individual? Thank you....
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
CD4 refers to a type of t lymphocyte, responsible for helping contain various infections. The CD4 refers to a receptor (a molecule) on the surface of the cell that we use to identify this type of cell. It also is the receptor that HIV uses to attach... Read more »

CD4 glycoprotein injections

OK, I have been working for a few weeks now, bio-fabbing CD4 glycoprotein from insect cell stock and have a better than 90% purity. My next step will be to begin injections of CD4 on myself in gradual steps. The idea being to flood my body with high...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are planning to inject yourself with "bio-fabbed CD4 glycoprotein from insect cell stock" that you have concocted yourself??? WOWZA! And you think "the CDC and FDA are just playing games with lives"???? Hmm. Dude, just... Read more »
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In a bind

Posted by Cruhaven, 5 Replies
Well, after tons of filling out paperwork to various agencies, I have been denied from ADAP, Social Security Insurance, and any form of disability. State will not help without a $3000 copay per month for MA. I am full blown status at 30 for my CD4... Read more »

Negative but with a very low CD4 and CD4/CD8

Posted by tobeabetterman, 1 Reply
Hi everyone , sorry to bother again .
I was once told by dear kicker and riverprincess that my 3 months result is conclusive , thank you very much with my best wishes , and I'm sorry I have bother you again .
Some new situation make me nervous again .... Read more »

% Cd4

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Cual es el % de CD4 de una persoan infectada en su primer ao de exposicion? gracias!! Read more »

cd4

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Una persona infectada por vih , al cabo de un ao de infeccion en cuanto se situan sus valores de cd4 en porcentaje?
Estan estos por debajo del 40%
entre el 30 y el 40%
Por dbajo del 30%? Read more »