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Gene mutation offers resistance to AIDS

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: (Published 16 August 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:383
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. BMJ

    People who are infected with HIV-1 yet do not develop AIDS for up to 20 years may be protected by a genetic mutation, according to a genetic analysis of 3000 patients with AIDS.

    American researchers have identified a mutation in a chemokine receptor gene, …

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