Published in AIDS Weekly, December 10th, 2001
When the investigators removed cholesterol from the cells, HIV lost much of its ability to produce new virus particles and infect additional cells. These findings provide a more detailed picture of how HIV travels into and out of cells as well as possible ways to block that travel.
"Our research raises the intriguing possibility that widely used cholesterol-lowering drugs might have an effect in humans similar to what we have...
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