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Resistance to HIV Engineered Via CRISPR
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 3, 2017
Mice transplanted with human hematopoietic stem cells that have an HIV receptor gene,
, disrupted by gene editing allows the animals to ward off HIV infection.
HIV Quickly Invades the Brain
Jenny Rood | Mar 30, 2015
The virus that causes AIDS can replicate and mutate in the brain as early as four months after initial infection, according to a new study.
How HIV Destroys Immune Cells
Dan Cossins | Dec 19, 2013
During HIV infection, CD4 T cells in lymphoid tissues initiate a highly inflammatory form of cell death that helps cripple the immune system.
Week in Review: November 18–22
Tracy Vence | Nov 22, 2013
Chilly mice develop more tumors; gut bacteria aid cancer treatment; two Y chromosome genes sufficient for assisted reproduction; HIV’s “invisibility cloak”
SIV and the Expanding Virome
Sabrina Richards | Oct 11, 2012
Monkeys infected with simian immunodeficiency virus have a higher diversity of gut viruses, pointing to a possible role of the virome in SIV pathogenesis.