HIV molecular organization, pathogenicity, and treatment

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  • HIV (Viruses),
  • HIV infections -- Molecular aspects.,
  • HIV infections -- Pathogenesis.,
  • HIV infections -- Immunotherapy.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementeditors, W. John W. Morrow and Nancy L. Haigwood.
ContributionsMorrow, John, 1949-, Haigwood, Nancy L.
LC ClassificationsQR414.6.H58 H58 1993
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Paginationviii, 386 p. :
Number of Pages386
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Open LibraryOL1173088M
ISBN 100444895213
LC Control Number94156788

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An estimated 38·6 (33·4–46·0) million people live with HIV-1 worldwide, while about 25 million have died already. 1 In alone, there were 4·1 million new HIV-1 infections and 2·8 million AIDS deaths. 1 These estimates mask the dynamic nature of this evolving epidemic in relation to temporal changes, geographic distribution, magnitude, viral diversity, and mode of Cited by: HIV is commonly transmitted via unprotected sexual activity, blood transfusions, hypodermic needles, and from mother to acquisition of the virus, the virus replicates inside and pathogenicity T helper cells, which are required for almost all adaptive immune is an initial period of influenza-like illness, and then a latent, asymptomatic phase.

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John W. Morrow and Nancy L. Haigwood. Abstract. This chapter deals with the molecular biology of human and simian immunodeficiency viruses (HIV-1, HIV-2, SIV) (Myers et al., ; see also Fultz, ; Chapter 1, this volume).They belong to the lentivirus genus of the Retroviridae family and cause acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) in humans and monkeys (Coffin, ; Gardner et al., ).Cited by: Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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