Published in AIDS Weekly, April 8th, 1996
Mature Langerhans cells (mLC) are the ex vivo correlates of IDC and are susceptible to HIV-1 infection, Burkhard Ludewig, Ropert Koch-Institut, Berlin, Germany, and colleagues noted.
Since IDC are important activators of T helper (Th) cells in vivo, Ludewig et al. studied the interaction of HIV-1 infected mLC with CD4+ T lymphocytes ("Transmission of HIV-1 from Productively Infected Mature Langerhans Cells to Primary CD4+ T Lymphocytes Results in Altered T Cell Responses with Enhanced Production of IFN-gamma and...
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