Published in AIDS Weekly, June 27th, 2005
According to recent research from Colombia, "Apoptosis, also known as programmed cell death, has been reported not only as a pathogenic mechanism, but also as a mechanism of resistance and control of a variety of infections.
"Particularly during HIV-1 infection, apoptosis is the main mechanism by which infected and uninfected CD4+ lymphocytes are eliminated. However, apoptosis as a mechanism of natural resistance to HIV infection has this far not been explored."
"The objective of this study," said M.T. Velilla and coworkers at the University of...
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