Which Cells Most Likely To Be Attacked By An Hiv Virus
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Stanford University, School of MedicineI am not a protein chemist. Heat will destroy the virus, and will also destroy RBCs. I don't know what the differential temperature, if any, might be. I am not aware of any research looking at this specific question.MH... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Ejaculate contains many kinds of cells besides sperm, and yes, some of them can harbor HIV. Consequently, no, you cannot count on infertility decreasing HIV transmission risk.You are very welcome!Dr. Bob... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineUnlikely to infect CD8 cells, unless they are dual positive CD4/CD8, of which there are a few. On the other hand, infecting CD4 cells and destroying them does affect CD8 function, in that CD4 cells are important in signaling CD8 cells to function... Read more »
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Posted by new2this2010This is great news.
http://www.dailytech.com/New+Virus+Leads+Drugs+to+HIVInfected+Cells/article22391.htm#cmt706319 Read more »
Posted by My3Cents, 1 Reply"An AIDS-like disease which attacks the immune system has swept Asia and parts of the U.S. in a bizarre pattern, bewildering doctors and researchers.
The disease, which doesnt appear to be contagious, doesnt spread through a virus, unlike AIDS."
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Posted by TwinsDad, 2 RepliesMy question is:
Why we Humans do not create a new virus strain that will merge with the original HIV virus and create a different mutation that will replicate until it reaches several mutations that are not bad for our organism or changes the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello everybody. I'm writing from Europe, Italy. I'm 28 and I was diagnosed with HIV just two weeks ago; I didn't expect it because I've had no symptoms so far. It was like a fist in my chest, my mind was reeling as I felt like falling from the 7th... Read more »
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