Published in AIDS Weekly, July 23rd, 2001
"Neuronal injury, dendritic loss and brain atrophy are frequent complications of infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1," explained M.P. Heyes and colleagues at the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland, and the University of California, San Diego.
Hypothesizing that cellular release of quinolinic acid may contribute to HIV related neurodegeneration, Heyes and coworkers found that high CSF concentrations of the...
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