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Microbiologist

5 Months ago

Scientists identify a new potential reservoir of latent HIV: New study identifies a type of T cells in tissues that preferentially supports latent infection by HIV

Scientists have describe a class of cells that preferentially support latent infection by HIV. These cells are characterized by a surface protein called CD127 and are found in tissues such as lymph nodes, which are thought to harbor a larger share of the HIV reservoir than blood does.

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