TITLE

The primate connection

AUTHOR(S)
Trivedi, Bijal
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Nature;7/15/2010 Supplement, Vol. 466 Issue 7304, pS5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the difference and similarities between the HIV infection and the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) in monkey species. It states African green monkeys and sootey mangabeys with high levels of SIV do not get sick and get AIDS compared to humans with HIV. It says that HIV-infected humans and SIV-infected Asian macaques have similar traits in AIDS progression. It adds that the loss of T-Helper 17 cells in human and Asian macaques trigger chronic immune activation.
ACCESSION #
52211687

 

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