Category Archives: innate immune response

New study explains why HIV is not cleared by the immune system.


A fundamental question in human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1) research is why the immune system is unable to contain the virus. Unlocking this key would provide a significant advance in immune-modulated HIV antivirals and direct strategies for efficacious vaccines and adjuvants.  Now, a study from researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) has identified a human protein that

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