Chemokines show potential against HIV

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: (Published 19 April 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:1145
  1. Susan Mayor
  1. London

    Researchers are making progress in new approaches to protect cells against the AIDS virus, with the discovery of molecules that are able to prevent HIV-1 entering and infecting T cells.

    A team from the Institute of Cancer Research in London report that a modified chemokine–AOP-RANTES–potently inhibits infection of several cell types by certain HIV-1 strains (Science 1997;276:276-9). Project …

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