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If we isolate or remove gp120 is it possible we can be cured

HIV is a retrovirus, one of a unique family of viruses that consist of genetic material in the form of RNA (instead of DNA) surrounded by a lipoprotein envelope. HIV cannot replicate on its own and instead relies on the mechanisms of the host cell to produce new viral particles. HIV infects helper T cells by means of a protein embedded in its envelope called gp120. The gp120 protein binds to a molecule called CD4 on the surface of the helper T cell, an… read more

posted 9 days ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

I participated actually a few years back and donated my plasma with many others. This did fail beyond just working as a blocker but will not cure. It… read more

posted 9 days ago
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