Monday, February 9, 2009

Genetic protections against HIV

Genetic similarities between individuals who are resistant to HIV infection or the progression to AIDS has been of interest to researchers because of the possibility for new therapies targeting these genes.

Many co-receptors for HIV binding to T cells and viral replication have been found in certain ethnic populations that tend to be less susceptible to infection.

Read more of the introduction to genetic protections against HIV...

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