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Human Protein May Offer Novel Target For Blocking HIV Infection: Successful In Lab

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posted on Apr, 30 2008 @ 10:12 AM
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Human Protein May Offer Novel Target For Blocking HIV Infection: Successful In Lab


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ScienceDaily (Apr. 29, 2008) — A research group supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has uncovered a new route for attacking the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that may offer a way to circumvent problems with drug resistance. In findings published April 28 in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers report that they have blocked HIV infection in the test tube by inactivating a human protein expressed in key immune cells.
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posted on Apr, 30 2008 @ 10:12 AM
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If true this would be great news... At most recent count, if I recall correctly that is, something like 13 million people have died world wide because of AIDS.

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posted on Apr, 30 2008 @ 11:07 AM
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Hey, Grover, thanks for posting this. My best friend was diagnosed with AIDS about 2 years ago and I keep hoping that a cure will be found soon. This gives my friend and myself some hope.
Thanks!



posted on May, 1 2008 @ 08:27 AM
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you're welcome.... its interesting research and what I found fascinating is that it's not based of a heavy drug routine like current treatments are.

As with cancer and chemotherapy... there just has to be a better way.



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