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What Does The Hiv Virus Bind To

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The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

...CD4 cell's DNA. Transcription Once the virus has become part of (is integrated into) the CD4 cell, itcommands the CD4 cell to start making new HIV proteins. The proteins are thebuilding blocks for new HIV viruses. They are produced in long chains. Assembly An HIV enzyme called protease cuts the long chains of HIV proteins intosmaller pieces. As the smaller protein pieces come together with copies...
Ask the Experts

HIV Immunity?

Hi Doc,Many thanks for being such a cool guy, and for putting up with everyone. Last night, I saw a program on the Discovery Channel about diseases. A doctor said that he discovered that about 10 (?) of the European population have a sort of...
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
...There are receptors required for HIV to gain entrance into t cells. It requires at least a couple of these receptors. If one of those receptors has mutated and changed, Read more »

banana and hiv

Doctor Bob what do you think about using squeeze banana as lubricant since scientist found something that can kill hiv in banana, in short rubbing banana on condom to reduce risk in case of breakage.tugurun
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to high mannose carbohydrate structures, including those found on viruses containing glycosylated envelope proteins such as human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1). Therefore, we hypothesized that BanLec might inhibit HIV-1 through binding of... Read more »

t4 receptors

Since t4 cells have receptors that hiv binds what does hiv have that causes this binding? Can any part of hiv surface bind to a t4 receptor? Is this binding process purely a chemical reaction? I have noticed over the last ten years when my lipids...
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
...Great questions. HIV has a very specific genetic sequence (and therefore structure) of its envelop protein that binds to the CD4 receptor in a tight Read more »

Dr Bob Beck's cure for AIDS and cancer

Hello there!Just want to find out what's your take on Dr Bob Beck's method of curing AIDS and other diseases? How come it is not being promoted anywhere? I hope you won't tell me you don't know about it cause it's all over the media. There are a...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...attach to lymphocyte receptor sites and interrupts the reverse transcriptase process. This is thought to block the binding of the HIV virus with the host cell (Thymic-T lymphocyte; CD4 T-helper cells) so the virus is shown in effect to be... Read more »
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The Body PRO

Presence of Binding Antibodies in Genital Secretions of High-Risk, HIV-Uninfected Women Offers Possible Explanation of "HIV Immunity" Enigma

...the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read an explanation... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antibodies Could Prevent HIV Transmission, Research Indicates

... Antibodies that prevent some HIV-positive people from progressing to AIDS could be used to develop microbicides or a vaccine to prevent HIV-negative people from Read more »
AIDSinfo

The HIV Life Cycle

... Click to enlarge Binding and Fusion: HIV begins its life cycle when it binds to a CD4 receptor and one of two co-receptors on the surface of a CD4+ T- lymphocyte Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How Bananas Could Help Prevent the Spread of HIV

... A natural chemical in bananas could inhibit HIV infection and play a role in future drug applications, investigators report in a new preliminary study. Researchers knew that Read more »
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How does the HIV test work?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Assay) is a other variant of EIA (Enzyme Immuno Assay), this test are in generally the same but diffrent methods used To detect HIV and other viruses. serum from the patient will be mixed with virus components. If the person have antibodies they... Read more »

does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
...Epitope-Enhanced Conserved HIV-1 Peptide Protects HLA-A2-Transgenic Mice Against Virus Expressing HIV-1 Antigen Takahiro Okazaki1,*, C. David Pendleton*, Franois Read more »

To Worried2002 or anyone knows the answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What other assays are available to detect the presence of virus in a hiv-positive patient beside PCR-RNA, P24 antigen and bDNA? Any advice will be appreciated. Read more »

To John In London

Posted by une_fille, 1 Reply
hi there. i've never even heard of a bdna. i've had a dna at i think it was 7 weeks past exposure and i've had a negative 3 month elisa (3rd generation). i'm concerned what you said about the bdna, that it picks up strains found in europe and not... Read more »