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What Molecule Does Cd4 Molecule Bind To

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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 Read more »

Green tea and seroconversion

Dr. Bob I wrote recently updating you on my negative status after 9.5 months. However I am... Read more »


Dr. Rob, It's me, "Screwed!" hahaha. anyways, i saw you post some replys about how green tea... 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

How HIV Causes AIDS

...Untreated HIV disease is characterized by a gradual deterioration of immune function. Most notably, crucial immune cells called CD4 positive (CD4+) T cells are disabled and killed during the typical course of infection. These cells, sometimes... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV and Your Immune System

...Used in This Fact Sheet: *CD4 receptor: A protein present on the outside of infection- fighting white blood cells. CD4 receptors allow HIV to bind to and enter cells. **Co-receptor: In addition to binding a CD4 receptor,... Read more »
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 »
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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, 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 »