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Where Is Cd4 Located

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Gp120 and CD4

How is gp120 able to locate the CD4 receptors located on cells, and by what process?
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 is no homing mechanism. It is more about the number of receptors on cells and the billions of viral particles in blood that make it more a mass action phenomenon. Read more »

Nutrition and exercise with PML

My step-son has been diagnosed with PML. He was diagnosed with HIV 10 years ago. About a month... Read more »


i am not sure where to ask,i was diagnosed with pml april,07.i had symptoms probably noticable in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration

...Scientists are exploring several ways to repair this damage. Improving the Function of the Thymus The thymus is a small organ located at the base of the throat. It takes white blood cells that come from the bone marrow and turns them into CD4... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Binding and Fusion HIV begins to enter a CD4 cell by binding (or attaching) itself to aspecific point, called a CD4 receptor, on the cell's surface. HIV must thenbind to a second co-receptor, either the CCR5 co-receptor or the... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...cells. In order to enter a CD4 cell, HIV attaches itself toreceptors on the outside (surface) of the cell. Each CD4 cell has a CD4 receptor and two co-receptors called CCR5 and CXCR4on its surface. To enter the CD4 cell, HIV must attach to the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fusion and Attachment Inhibitors

...monoclonal antibody CCR5 blocker, successfully completed a Phase II trial. Ibalizumab (TNX-355) by TaiMed Biologics blocks the CD4 receptor. It is a genetically engineered drug, a "monoclonal antibody." It is being studied as an intravenous... Read more »
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CD4+Tcell count indicative of nothing.

Posted by TonyF, 4 Replies considered a myth that the medical establishment promotes. We are led to believe that our bi-yearly doctor checkup of our CD4+Tcell count is a good baseline determination of where we stand immunologically. High CD4+Tcell count means that... Read more »

hiv specialist suggestions?

Posted by bluewindow, 2 Replies
Dear thebody members, Only a few weeks ago, I tested positive for HIV and currently I am looking for a physician in the New York City area. I ve been reading that is very important to get a doctor with experience and up-to -date knowledge. A... Read more »

Venereal Warts & low cd4

Posted by butchcat, 1 Reply
...stubborn critters. No re-occurances for a LONG time. I've noticed within the last 6 or 8 months they have definately come back! My cd4 dropped to 90 about 5 months ago and viral load went from undetectable to, like 10,000. Since then I switched... Read more »

cd 4 and cd 8

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...normal range 12-35.5 i always see cd 4 counts in normal people 500-1500 maybe somebody might know if you don't care to give some insight Read more »