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First-ever study captures HIV cell-to-cell transmission in a living animal.

HIV, is a virus that attacks the body’s immune system. If left untreated, HIV can progress and develop into AIDS.  HIV infection is enhanced by adhesive structures that form between … Continue Reading First-ever study captures HIV cell-to-cell transmission in a living animal.

Scientists identify new and beneficial function of endogenous retroviruses in immune response.

Retroviruses are best known for causing contagious scourges such as AIDS, or more sporadically, cancer.  However, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center and Karolinska Institutet found that endogenous retroviruses (ERV) … Continue Reading Scientists identify new and beneficial function of endogenous retroviruses in immune response.

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