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New technology lights up location of first cells to be infected in female HIV transmission.

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus which causes HIV infection and over time AIDS. Developing effective prevention measures for HIV is hindered by incomplete knowledge of the phenotype and localization of the initial target cells of infection after mucosal viral exposure.  With the vulnerable points of HIV entry in the female reproductive tract likened to searching for needles

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